Beware of "Your Apple ID Has Been Disabled For Security Reasons" Phishing Scams
May 11, 2016
The email message below with the subject: "Operating System: iOS 7.1.2," is a phishing scam, which was sent by cyber-criminals to steal the recipients' Apple account IDs and passwords. The fake email message claims that the recipients’ Apple account have been locked due to unusual activities, and the recipients need to click on a link or button within the same email message in order to verify or activate their accounts, will take recipients to phishing or malicious websites like "restore-accountsupport.from-ma.com," where they will be asked to sign into their Apple accounts. Now, if the recipients attempt to sign-in on the phishing websites, their Apple account credentials will be sent to the cyber-criminals behind the phishing email messages. With their potential victims’ Apple account credentials, the cyber-criminals will hijack their victims' accounts and use the accounts fraudulently.
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