Apple Bans Fraudulent iTunes Developer

Kara Reeder

According to BBC News, Apple has banned Vietnamese developer Thuat Nguyen from its app store for fraudulently pushing his titles to its best-seller list.


The Register reports that Nguyen allegedly compromised 400 iTunes accounts to make fraudulent purchases to boost sales of his comic book apps.


InformationWeek says that Apple insists that the incident did not put App Store or iTunes users' information at risk. Still, Apple urges customers to be vigilant for suspicious transactions.

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