"Apple GSX Information Transfer Request" Phishing Scam
The "Apple GSX Information Transfer Request" Phishing Scam
Apple - GSX informations transfer request has been approved
Thu 15/03/2018 03:40
From: "Apple Authorized Provider Service"
Your request to transfer all your GSX certificates to your new company account has been reviewed and accepted by an authorized apple provider .
To Confirm/Cancel this process please go to idmsa.apple.com/trsfr/pending and log in using your GSX username/password .
Once you confirm your request the certificates will be automatically sent within the next 24 hours , also the GSX account will be closed temporally untill the next user log in .
Although, the email message appears as if it came from Apple, it was not. So, ensure that you never click on a link in an email message to sign into your Apple account.
Clicking on the link in this email message will take you to a fake or phishing Apple GSX website.
The fake website will ask the victim to sign in with your Apple account user id and password. Now, if you enter and submit this information, it will be sent to the scammers or cybercriminals behind this phishing scam. With your Apple user id and password, these cybercriminals will be able to gain access to your account.
After the user id and password are submitted by the victim, he/she will be taken to another web page.
The page will ask for both personal and financial information that the scammer can use to rip the victim off. The information includes full name, phone number, address, date of birth, account number, credit card number, security code (CVV) and expiration date.
There are hundreds of these phishing or fake websites on the internet designed to steal Apple users’ account, personal and financial information. So, please ensure that you are on www.apple.com website by looking at your web browser address bar, instead of some fake website designed to trick you into disclosing your account information.
To sign into your Apple GSX account and update your information, please use the following link:
If you were tricked into entering your Apple Account password on the fake website, please change your Apple account password immediately.
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