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.
Victims of the Apple phishing scams should change their passwords immediately, and check their accounts and credit card statements for any discrepancy. Victims of the phishing email messages, who are unable to change their passwords because their accounts have been hijacked by cyber-criminals, should contact Apple for help.
The "Your Apple ID Has Been Disabled For Security Reasons" Phishing Scam
From: ASl-T56wO93@295 .ca
Subject: Operating System: iOS 7.1.2
Date: Wed, 11 May 2016 15:07:39 +0200
Your Account IDENTIFICATION (email address) was used to sign in to iCloud with an apple ipad tablet Air.
Date and Period: August 11-05-2016
Os: iOS 7. 1. 2
This was only sent to alert you in circumstance your Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons. We recommend Press Here to Update your information: http://restore-accountsupport.from-ma.com
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