"Your Apple iCloud has been Locked" Phishing Scam
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The "Your Apple iCloud has been Locked" Phishing Scam
From: iCloud Team [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, August 27, 2017 2:25 PM
Subject: Reminder : Your Apple iCloud has been locked
Your Apple iCloud has been Locked !
We've detect that your Apple ID is being used by another device that is unauthorized with your Apple ID. So we will lock your Apple ID to make sure your data is secure.
What Should I Do ?
If your Apple ID was Locked you must update your Informations of your Apple ID. If you already have update your Informations, your Apple ID will start to work as normal once again.
If you don't update your Apple ID Information, your Apple ID will be closed.
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 information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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