Scammers taking advantage of iCloud controversy

Not surprising, after the breech in Apple’s iCloud security, phishing scams have started to circulate. In one case, an Email from Apple claims someone is Russia downloaded a movie using your Apple ID.

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Apple requires you to log in and verify. But the link is using a public shortened URL that directs you to a phishing page that resembles an Apple web site login page.

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Clues of a phishing scam:

  • You don’t have an Apple account.
  • Apple would never use a public shortened URL.
  • Message claiming your account has been hacked, temporary closed, restricted or needs to be updated.
  • The phishing page isn’t coming from the apple.com domain but maybe apple-store.com or something like that.
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