"Apple Suspicious Attempt Of Purchase Detected On Your Account" Phishing Scam

Apple Suspicious Attempt Of Purchase Detected On Your Account Phishing Scam

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The email message below, which claims a suspicious attempt of purchase has been detected on the recipients' Apple account, is another attempt by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims’ Apple account credentials. The fake email has links in it that go to the phishing Apple website, which steals account usernames and password. The phishing website steals account credentials by asking visitors to sign-in with their Apple account usernames and passwords. Now, any attempt to sign into the fake or phishing website will result in the visitors’ Apple account credentials being sent to the cybercriminals responsible for the scam. Once the cyber crooks have gotten possession of the stolen account credentials, they will use it to hijack their victims’ Apple accounts and use the same accounts fraudulently.

A Sample of the “Apple Suspicious Attempt Of Purchase Detected On Your Account” Phishing Scam

From: App Store <adminappleidserviceissue-id-hdh6-no-replyabusemessagew61@soporto-tecnico-de-bill.com>

Sent: Sunday, November 5, 2017 10:26:17 AM

To: service@id.apple.com

Subject: Re : [ New Report Alert ] : Suspicious Attempt Of Purchase Detected On Your Account. ( 5 November 2017 02:59 am )

Your Last Action Required A verification.

Read your secure message by opening the attachment (pdf). you will be prompted to open (Press Verify Your Account Now) the file or save (download) it to your computer. for the best results, save the file first, then open it in a Web browser.


- Apple Support

Copyright © 2017 Apple Distribution International, Hollyhill Industrial Estate, Hollyhill, Cork, Republic of Ireland.

Dear Customer,

Your Apple ID was used to sign in to iCloud website and make a payment via iTunes Store .

This is detail your activity :

item : Magnetic Charging Dock

Order Number : HDH6YMK37

Order Total : $79.00

IP Address :

Location : Jakarta, Indonesia

Browser : Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_5)

Platform : MacOS

Support team detect unsual activity from your account and now your account access has been locked for security measures, if you do not attempt to purchase pleaseVerify Your Account Now To cancel your payment and to confirm you are indeed the cardholder to prevent fraud.

Apple ID | Support | Privacy Policy Copyright © 2017

Apple Distribution International, Hollyhill Industrial Esta

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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • June 7, 2018 at 12:09 PM by an anonymous user from Newington, Georgia, United States

    I received this today. I tried to open the pdf.but it gave a pdf page stating that I needed to cancel the order within 24 hours or it could not be cancelled.


  • March 4, 2018 at 7:46 AM by info

    Here is anther scam:

    "From: App Store <ujptkapc6rbmzhfgoblyuexlkxekau04epyypnlv @fnse5yvujq2e5azqxda78acmqavpyhld4dsalyev .butocakilisonline.business>

    Sent: Saturday, March 3, 2018 11:14:57 AM

    Subject: ✅ Order Confirmed : [Payment] Statement update submitted for transactions our client area.


    We detected any suspicious purchase at your account.

    Check your PDF Invoice

    Your ID invoice is DNGCiT205365365425222"


  • January 24, 2018 at 10:29 PM by an anonymous user from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico


    I have got this mail... just that in a spanish form...

    Honestly I thought from the beginning that it was fake, but I wasn't sure, so I downloaded the PDF and click on the Verify your account button and then: Chrome ended up the connection, it said it was very dangerous, and so on...

    So... I can confirm it's a fake!


    Greetings! :)


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