Peter Kafka

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Apple “Investigating” In-App Purchase Fraud

Apple says it is looking into reports that a Russian programmer has figured out how to make “in-app” purchases for free on some iOS applications. Statement from spokeswoman Natalie Harrison: “The security of the App Store is incredibly important to us and the developer community. We take reports of fraudulent activity very seriously and we are investigating.”


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik