Android Question Security alert with phone AV

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by schemer, Feb 8, 2015.

  1. schemer

    schemer Active Member Licensed User

    I am new so I figure I better ask now. I have been using the real device option here and there and just recently installed an antivirus app on my phone. I have a few examples I made and installed to the phone and on one of them the AV pops up a message:

    360 Security Alert
    B4A Example
    Use with caution
    Forced auto start
    The app was signed with a Google test certificate which was found to be shared with large number of trojans and malwares. Please use with caution. Contains push ads. Contains ads.

    I know I have read in the compile box about reinstalling the app if you get a key that does not match. Where do I find the key so I can further understand how it works? One test app pops the alert but the other does not.
    Thanks,
    schemer

    p.s. I read this so it answers my question somewhat. But one test app does not pop the AV alert and the other does.
    http://www.b4x.com/android/forum/th...applications-signed-with-the-debug-key.26600/

    p.s.s. Let me read that whole thread on signing an app and I will be back later if I have any more questions. Thanks :)
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2015
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

  3. schemer

    schemer Active Member Licensed User

    Thanks Erel,
    So I guess just ignore the AV alerts while testing is the usual way to test apps on a device with an AV app running. Just use a unique key when releasing to Google. I had been using the device for testing but switched to the emulator and in between installed an antivirus app on the phone. Still learning...I have only had B4A for about 2 weeks. ;) I like it very much and the support is awesome.
    schemer

    added: I read all 4 pages of the link you sent above and I guess I am fine running without making a key for now and when I do just use one key for all my apps. Good deal. Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2015
  4. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    You can also use the private key during debugging.
     
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