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Apple bans developer from iTunes after fraud

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 Jul 2010 16:11 User comments (4)

Apple bans developer from iTunes after fraud Apple has banned That Nguyen, the popular app developer, from iTunes and the Apple App Store, after it was discovered he hacked 400 iTunes accounts, and used them to boost sales of his comic book apps.
The company also said it has now tightened security, and similar situations will not occur again.

Nguyen had, at his peak, 42 of the top 50 book apps in the market.

All apps have now been removed and the developer banned due to violations of the "developer Program License Agreement including fraudulent purchase patterns".

Apple also recommended that users with compromised accounts should contact their banks and change their passwords.

As part of strengthening their security, iTunes users will likely be asked to enter their credit card security code more often when making purchases.

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4 user comments

19.7.2010 16:17

Did his app's work? cos your latest phone does not............but on the other hand..............

210.7.2010 0:10

Originally posted by wiimatrix:
Did his app's work? cos your latest phone does not............but on the other hand..............
By "But on the other hand" I assume you mean it only works with your other hand!

310.7.2010 22:26

comic book apps lol what a nerd

411.7.2010 19:13

Originally posted by wiimatrix:
Did his app's work? cos your latest phone does not............but on the other hand..............
I lol'd

But seriously what a douche.

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