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Title: iCloud Mail Phishing Scam Wants to Steal Apple Accounts, Banking Data, Identity
Post by: Quizmaster on April 06, 2017, 11:42:05 PM
iCloud Mail Phishing Scam Wants to Steal Apple Accounts, Banking Data, Identity (http://news.softpedia.com/news/icloud-mail-phishing-scam-wants-to-steal-apple-accounts-banking-data-identity-514650.shtml)
6 April 2017, 10:57 pm

(https://www.smokey-services.eu/forums/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1-news.softpedia-static.com%2Fimages%2Ffitted%2F340x180%2Ficloud-mail-phishing-scam-wants-to-steal-apple-accounts-banking-data-identity.jpg&hash=5da731d58d412530dbd5514bc13a7ab1)Apple customers should pay extra attention to the emails they're getting because there's another wave of phishing taking place right now. In fact, bogus "Welcome to iCloud Mail" scam emails are hitting inboxes as we speak and they should definitely be avoided. 

According to these messages, published by Hoax Slayer, Apple hasn't been able to confirm your account information and warn that your account has been suspended pending resolution of the problem. The problem, however, can easily be fixed if you'd just click on a link they provide and log into your ID and follow instructions. This, of course, is just an effort to collect all your credentials so they can hack into your account. 

Clicking on the link provided by the scammers will take you to a fake website that looks like the real Apple sign-in page. There, you have to provide your Apple ID and password. Doing s... (read more)

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