Apple ID is Automatically Disabled Scam
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The "Apple ID is Automatically Disabled" Scam
From: Apple ID <email@example.com>
Date: 11 May 2017 at 4:50:03 PM AEST
Subject: Reminder: Apple Statement Account Login to re-active 10/05/17
Dear Apple ID,
For your protection, your Apple ID is automatically disabled.
We detect unauthorized Login Attempts to your Apple ID from other IP Location. Please verify your identity today or your account will be disabled due to concerns we have for the safety and integrity of the Apple Community
What to do Next
To verify your Apple ID, we recommend that you go to:
More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Store, call 1-800-MY-APPLE, or find a reseller
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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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