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Warning - "Unauthorized Transactions from your AppleID" is a Phishing Scam

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Warning - "Unauthorized Transactions from your AppleID" is a Phishing Scam

The "Unauthorized Transactions from your AppleID" email message below is a scam. Therefore, recipients of such email (see sample below) are asked not to follow the instructions in it because this is another attempt by cybercriminals to steal their Apple account credentials. The fake email has links in it that go to a 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.

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Sample of the "Unauthorized Transactions from your AppleID" Phishing Scam

From: AppleID@paymentgateway.com

Date: February 4, 2018 at 7:20:21 AM CST

Subject: Unauthorized transactions from your AppleID

Your ID: [] has just been used to purchase from the App Store on a computer or device that had not previously been associated with your Apple ID. You may also be receiving this email if you reset your password since your last purchase.

If you initiated this purchase, you can disregard this email. It was sent to alert you in case you had not initiated this purchase yourself.

If you did not initiate this purchase, we recommend that you go to

your account to change your password, or see Apple ID: Security and your Apple IDfor update your information

Regards,

Apple Support

Support Agent - Apple inc

Contact Us. Apple Inc. 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014 408-996-1010

from this newsletter at http://www.apple.com

This mail was sent at to []

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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