Apple is going to stop app developers from harassing you

Posted June 15, 2017

Developer Johnny Lin posted a report on his analysis of the fraud, and said that some developers are clearing $80,000 a month on shady apps that don't deliver on their promises.

The app in question was called "Mobile Protection: Clean & Security VPN" and was available on the US App Store for a quite remarkable price of $99 a week. So, if that is the case, how on earth did a fraudulent app like this make it into the App Store in the first place? Until Apple removes these scam apps and improves its app review policies, spread the word to make sure family and friends don't get ripped off!

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For Apple, the tipping is not encouragement for content creators, rather the same as the purchase of game, music and video, which should be classified as in-app purchase, and Apple can take 30 percent as commission. "These are the exact sort of apps that the App Store review process should be primarily looking to block", Gruber wrote on his Daring Fireball blog in response to Lin's research. It's basically a Flappy Bird clone that you control with your voice, which sounds utterly bad, so maybe Apple's decision to reject it was just as much about quality as it was about content. Search ads ensure it earns the top spot when you search for terms like "qr scanner" or "qr code", giving it more visibility and, to some, credibility than its legitimate counterparts. It seems like scammers are bidding on many other keywords.

The next hiccup is an in-app offer for a free antivirus trial that brings up Touch ID for verification that also initiates a seven-day auto-renewing subscription for $99.99 a week.

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Yet it was briefly riding high with $80,000 (roughly £63,000/AU$106,000) per month in revenue according to Sensor Tower, so how did it succeed?

"They're taking advantage of the fact that there's no filtering or approval process for ads, and that ads look nearly indistinguishable from real results, and some ads take up the entire search result's first page", wrote Lin.

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Coombs goes on to say that users will always be given the choice between "Never, When in Use and Always" when the app is first used, so you can have your Uber and uh, eat it too. If they are not a trustworthy customer, this is a significant risk to take with your data. To reach 200 paying subscribers, the app only needs to trick 0.4% of users, Lin reasons. "The App Store sandboxing rules mean that anti-virus software couldn't really do anything useful anyway".