"Apple iTunes Store Account Refund" Phishing Scams
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Therefore, Apple customers who have received fake email invoices appearing as if they were sent from Apple, should avoid clicking on the links in them. They should instead, sign directly into the iTunes Store on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, or Apple TV and check their accounts.
A Sample of an "Apple iTunes Store Account Refund" Phishing Scam
From: ApρleID <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:33 PM
Subject: Sent by iTunes: Payment is successful
We are reviewing your recent order to be ready to ship to you. The payment has been received and below we provide you details order on 21/04/2018 21:33:30.
Tx Number: 628458602
Total Amount Due: $107.91
Due Date: 21/04/2018 21:33:30
If you have an issue with the payment or you want to refund, please go to "Account Refund" to refund. Once we have your confirmation below, we will reject this order and will refund to you as amount above.
As always, thank you for your business!
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Recipients of the email voices claiming that they have ordered a product they did not, and who have clicked on the link in them, should change their Apple password and contact Apple Support for help. And, the best protection against phishing scams is to avoid clicking on links in email messages, social media messages, and text messages to sign into online accounts.
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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