“With frustratingly high online data breaches, these protections are an integral part of user safety. However, users may fail to realize that if their credit card information is breached or their credit card information is stolen from another source, fraudsters can access online marketplaces like the App Go to store to try this. ” Buy digital goods and services that can be laundered or used for illegal purposes, “Apple said.
The company also shared detailed fraud prevention statistics that kept nearly a million risky and vulnerable new apps out of the hands of users.
Apple said that in 2020 nearly 1 million problematic new apps and nearly 1 million more app updates were rejected or removed for a number of reasons like these.
The App review The team also rejected more than 48,000 apps because they contained hidden or undocumented features, and more than 150,000 apps were rejected because they were found to be spam, copycat, or misleading information for users, such as: B. to manipulate them to buy.
The company also removed 95,000 apps from the app store in order to commit fraudulent violations, largely due to these types of bait-and-switch maneuvers. At the same time, the team rejected around 215,000 apps because of data breaches.
Regarding the App Store ratings and ratings, the company said it relies on a system that combines machine learning, artificial intelligence, and human ratings by expert teams to moderate those ratings and ratings and ensure accuracy. Last year, Apple announced it had processed over a billion reviews and 100 million reviews.
The company also mentioned that it recently deployed new moderation tools to review the rating and verify the authenticity of the account. The tools help analyze the written reviews and look for signs of fraud.