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Fraud watch September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018

  • Overall: 33.14% (up 28.78% week over week)
  • US: 68.01% (up from 41.33%)
  • KR: 25.92% (down from 36.43%)


  • Big jump in US fraud, driven by an increase in organic poaching.
  • The spike comes from big increase in usage of services that promise to stop fraudulent app installs, but are actually themselves committing widespread fraud.
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Prior week August 20–26

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Current week August 27-September 2


Organic poaching doubled week over week. Phantom installs also saw a small jump (13.53% to 17.39%).

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Prior Week: August 20–26

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Korea observed a small drop, driven by a decrease in organic poaching.

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Prior Week: August 20–26

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Current Week: August 27 — September 2

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