"iCloud Payment Cancellation" Scam
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Therefore, Apple customers who have received 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 "iCloud Payment Cancellation" Phishing Scam
From: iCloud <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 4:59 PM
Subject: Re : Your receipt from iCloud. - [ Wednesday, April 4, 2018 ]
Your iCloud has been used for In-App Purchase War Commander: Rogue Assault in the App Store from a web browser:
Date : 04 Apr 2018 6:51:39
Location : Australia
Browser : Safari 9
IP address : 184.108.40.206
Operating system : iPhone:
CPU iPhone OS 11.2.6 like Mac OS X
If the information mentioned above is familiar to you, you can ignore this message.
If you want to view your payment history or cancel your payment. Please find the PDF document attached at this email by following the instructions.
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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