"New Login from Chrome on Mac" 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.
Sample of the "Apple New Login from Chrome" Phishing Scam
From: Wu, Anqi
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:56 AM
Subject: New login from Chrome on Mac
This is to notify you that our system has detected several attempts to access your email account from an unrecognized device.
New login from Chrome on Mac
Saturday, January 13, 2017 at 1:22 am.
Manassas, Virginia, United States*
If you don’t recognize this activity,
we strongly recommend you review your account to save your current IP in our database.
Otherwise, you can disregard this message
. Why are we sending this?
We didn’t recognize the browser or device you used to log into your email account.
This could be the result of accessing your account from a new or public computer or
changing your browser settings, but it could also be a sign of unauthorized account activity.
Protect yourself from phishing emails
We will never ask for your password in an email. If you don’t trust a link in an email,
go directly to the normal login page at here
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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