App Store must do more to prevent high number of fraudulent apps

App Store must do more to prevent high number of fraudulent apps

Around 2% of the 1,000 top-grossing apps in the Apple App Store are scams, according to a recent analysis by The Washington Post. The apps in questions charged consumers some $48 million combined of which Apple receives a 30% cut. In response to the Post’s findings, Apple took down two-thirds of the 18 apps. Fred Sainz, a spokesperson for Apple, commented: “We hold developers to high standards to keep the App Store a safe and trusted place for customers to download software, and we will always take action against apps that pose a harm to users. Apple leads the industry with practices that put the safety of our customers first, and we’ll continue learning, evolving our practices and investing the necessary resources to make sure

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