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Users Report Foul Play In App Store Rankings, Purchases

July 4th, 2010 07:09 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Two iPhone App developers have spotted what appears to be a hacking of the App store rankings by a rogue developer. The rankings in the books category of the US iTunes store features 40 out of 50 apps by the same app developer, Thuat Nguyen. What’s more concerning is that it seems individuals’ iTunes accounts have been hacked to make mass purchases of that one developer’s apps.” Among the comments attached to the linked story is one which suggests the security problem may lie elsewhere.

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