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Apple shuts down possible iTunes hacker

Developers 42 out of top 50 ebooks raised red flags

| Mobile Devices News | Posted: Jul 7, 2010 1:59 am

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Apple has pulled the plug on a Vietnamese developer suspected of hacking the iTunes App Store. Over the weekend, developer Thuat Nguyen reportedly had 42 of the top 50 ranked e-book applications sold. This came alongside a large amount of complaints from customers saying their accounts had been overcharged and hacked.

 

Nguyen's apps have been pulled from the iTunes store for violation of the developer

 

Program License Agreement according to an official statement by Apple, and they reiterated to customers that developers do not receive confidential Apple also stated to keep an eye on your accounts and apps and check their support pages to make sure they're legit.

 

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