In April, Google released information on their efforts to protect the Play Store. Today, Apple released their data for protecting the App Store. Much like Google’s, the sheer size of these app stores and the number of apps and transactions being processed are staggering.
428,000 Developer accounts terminated for potentially fraudulent activity
105 million Fraudulent developer account creations blocked
282 million Fraudulent customer accounts deactivated
57,000 untrustworthy apps blocked from illegitimate storefronts
400,000 App submissions rejected for privacy violations
153,000 App submissions rejected for spam, copycats or misleading users
29,000 App submissions rejected for containing hidden or undocumented features
3.9 million Stolen credit cards blocked from being used
714,000 Accounts banned from transacting again
$2 billion Potential fraudulent transactions prevented
On average, Apple’s team reviews over 100,000 app submissions a week, with nearly 90 percent of them receiving a review within 24 hours.
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