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Beware of "Apple Store Purchase Confirmation" Phishing Scams

Beware of "Apple Store Purchase Confirmation" Phishing Scams

The email messages below which claim that you have ordered items from the Apple store are phishing or fake email messages sent by cyber-criminals to steal your Apple account username, password, financial and personal information. Never click on a link in an email message or respond to an email message with your personal or financial information.

Please continue reading below.

The Fake Apple or Phishing Email Messages

You've bought a game "Nature Calling" from the Apple Store.

It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.

If you have not authorized this charge, log in as soon as possible to cancel the payment!

Apple Store Transaction Cancellation Form


When the payment will be canceled you will get a full refund.

Apple Store United Kingdom

Apple Store Purchase Confirmation

Thank you for purchasing the following item: TomTom

Order Number:

Receipt Date 29/12/2014

Order total GBP $4.99

Tranaction Cancellation Form

Confirm your personal and billing information in order to cancel the transaction

Although, the email messages appear as if they came from Apple, they were not. So, ensure that you never click on a link in an email message to sign into your Apple account or respond to emails like the ones above with your personal or financial information.

Only sign into your Apple account, confirm or update your information using following link:
https://appleid.apple.com/

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