Warning - "Your Apple Account is Not Secure" is a Phishing Scam

The email message below which claims that the recipients' Apple account is not secure and will be disabled, is another attempt by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims’ 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.

Warning - Your Apple Account is Not Secure is a Phishing Scam

The "Your Apple Account is Not Secure" Phishing Scam

From: Apple <helpcenterteam2621.noreply10b8c0d4d@secure.supportidapple-systemrecoveryupdate10b8c0d4d.2621.apple.com>

Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018 2:18 PM

Subject: Re: [Statement] Summary log-in recently your account result, on receipt by e-mail. [ #CS-4416 ]

Your Apple account is not secure

Hi

For your protection, your Apple ID is automatically disabled.

We detect unauthorized Login Attempts to your Apple ID from other IP Location.

Please verify your identity today or your account will be disabled due to concerns we have for the safety and integrity of the Apple Community.

What to do Next ?

To verify your Apple ID, we recommend that you go to:

Confirm Your Account

Sincerely,

Apple

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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