The email message below which claims that the recipients have ordered an unlocked iPhone 6 Plus with 16GB of memory is a phishing scam and was not sent by the Apple store. The email message was designed to steal the recipients Apple's usernames, passwords, personal and financial information, by attempting to trick them into clicking on a link in it, which will take them to a fake Apple/Itunes website.
The Fake or Phishing Apple Email Message
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iPhone 6 Plus 16GB Gold, Unlocked: $859.00
Free Shipping : $0.00
Estimate Delivred : 3-8 bussines days
Shipping Adress: Default Shipping Adress
if you want to cancel this order please confirm your identity bellow > http://orders-apple.co/Upgrade/ID56123/
Thank you !
Apple store support team !
The link in the email message goes to the fake or phishing Apple / ITunes website:
, which then goes to
- http://wiz24.com.pl/s5e3r2v1i9c8e/ my_account/Login/
The fake website will then ask the potential victims who clicked the link, to enter their Apple's username, password, credit, personal information and other security information, needed to hijack their accounts.
If the potential victims enter the information requested, it will be sent to the scammers behind the fake email and phishing website.
With the potential victims information, thee scammers will be able to gain access to their accounts, sell the information to the highest bidder and further scam the victims.in this case, the Apple customers can end up being victims of identity theft and credit card fraud.
If you unknowingly clicked on the link in the email message, please change your Apple password immediately.
Never click on a link in an email message or anywhere else to login or sign into your online accounts. Always go directly to the website by typing the name of the website into your web browser's address bar.