"Apple Your Account will be Rejected" Phishing Scam
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Sample of the "Apple Your Account will be Rejected" Scam
From: iTunes Support <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: February 9, 2018 at 8:58:18 AM PST
Subject: #Case 50622881403389653167 iTunes Order Verification Request
Your account will be rejected because we've noticed significant changes ln your account activity. As your payment processor, we need to understand these changes better.
This account rejected will affect your ability to:
Buy App in AppStore
Also, you won't be able to:
Login to your iCloud and iTunes
Remove credit cards
Close your account
What to do next :
Download the attachment invoice files
Open it and verify that it is a transaction you made
If not the transaction you did follow the step in the pdf file
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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