The "Your Apple Data Account will be Locked" Phishing Scam
From: "locked-appIe@reply" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: October 10, 2017 at 8:23:59 AM PDT
Subject: [Preview Locked] Service : Your data account will be locked
Your account data and information will be locked.
This rejected will affect your ability to:
Buy Application in AppStore
Rejected The Payment
Also, you won't be able to:
Cant Login To Your Account
Remove your credit cards
Close your account
What to do next
Please log in to your account and provide the requested information before 15 October, 2017
Go to Resolution Center
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. If you need further assistance, please click Contact at the bottom of any page.
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Apple users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to https://appleid.apple.com/ and sign-in from there. If there is something wrong with their accounts, they will be alerted after signing in. Users who were tricked by the phishing scam, are asked to change their Apple account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently. For those users who are unable to change their passwords, are asked to contact Apple Technical Support for help.
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