Apple responds to July 4th iTunes fraud

On July 4th we reported that iTunes may have been hacked by Vietnemise developer, Thuat Nguyen. Later in the day we updated that Apple had removed the developers applications from the App Store, and today Engadget brings us an official statement from Apple:

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As you can see in the statement, Apple has “vaguely confirmed” the incident by simply stating the removal of the developer. Apple also states, that if users did get swooped into the horrible scheme they are urged to contact their bank or credit card company to work out refunds.

Users are also encouraged to research safe password practices and change their iTunes password immediately. 

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