Qualcomm details Snapdragon 820 Smart Protect features

Qualcomm continues to reveal its Snapdragon 820 SoC offering piece by piece. In early August it revealed the Snapdragon next-gen camera and Adreno 530 GPU details, then we learned about the new Hexagon 680 DSP and yesterday it published some information about how it can detect and halt mobile malware shenanigans using neural processing via a Zeroth-powered feature called Snapdragon Smart Protect. As well as all the regular viruses and malware around every day there are new ones that your AV software just doesn’t know about yet. Your mobile AV solution might try and sniff out such software, beyond the scope of its signatures – but what if the hardware could augment the software efforts with real-time machine learning-based behavioural analysis? And what if it could do something…


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