"Your Apple ID Tried to Sign into iCloud from another Device" Phishing Scams

Apple users, be aware of fake "Your Apple ID Tried to Sign into iCloud from another Device" emails like the one below, which claim that someone tried to log in to your Apple accounts from another device. The fake email messages are phishing scams being sent by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into clicking on the link ("Protect My Apple ID") in the email messages, which goes to fake Apple websites that steal account credentials. Once the cybercriminals have gotten their potential victims' credentials, they will attempt to gain access their accounts and use them fraudulently.

Your Apple ID Tried to Sign into iCloud from another Device Phishing Scams

Therefore, Apple users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords and check their accounts thoroughly for any discrepancies. And, for those whose accounts have already been hijacked, are asked to contact Apple for help.

A Sample of the "Your Apple ID Tried to Sign into iCloud from another Device" Phishing Scam

From: Apple <Apple@additional-verified.info>

To: rtone4 <rtone4@aol.com>

Sent: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 11:24 am

Subject: Your Apple ID tried to sign into iCloud from another device Case-ID : 26622

Your Apple ID has been sign from uknown device, someone tried to log in to your iCloud from a web browser

Date and time : 07 October, 2017 at 22:26 PM UTC +07:00

Location : Bangkok, Thailand

Browser : Safari Browser

Operating system : Mac OS X

If you have not signed in to your iCloud recently and someone may have accessed your account, go to your Apple ID to protect any suspicious activity.

Protect My Apple ID

Apple Support

Apple ID | Support | Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2017 Apple Inc Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014 USA. All Rights Reserved

Apple users should never click on a link, especially in email messages, to sign into their accounts. If they have received similar email messages like the one above, they should always go directly to https://appleid.apple.com/ and sign into their accounts from there. If there is something wrong with their accounts or they need to do something to their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.

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  • October 20, 2017 at 10:17 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: AppIe Support <customer.TXEECSFCQN@inti.appIe.co>

    Date: October 19, 2017 at 10:59:58 AM EDT

    Subject: [Case ID: 0EC4YXELH5] Your account has been Iocked


    Notice to,

    Your iCloud account () has been Iocked for security reasons.

    Someone has attempted to sign in to your iCloud on October 19, 2017, 4:59 pm, Madagascar.

    If that is you, everything is fine.

    If not, please perform the following steps to secure your account

    Click here to recover your account.

    Visit your Account Information page to review your saved account recovery data.

    Thank you,

    Apple Support

    Replies sent to this email address can not be answered. For additional help, please visit the Help page."

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