Warning - "Your Apple ID is Automatically Locked For Security Reasons" is a Phishing Scam

Warning - "Your Apple ID is Automatically Locked For Security Reasons" is a Phishing Scam

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The "Your Apple ID is Automatically Locked For Security Reasons" email below 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.

The "Your Apple ID is Automatically Locked For Security Reasons" Phishing Scam


Your Apple ID is automatically locked for security reasons. We see unusual activity in different locations with your account.


Date : 31/07/2018 13:18:55

Device : Linux

Browser : UC Browser

Location : United Kingdom

To unlock your account, you must login and verify your identity. We will protect your account until you confirm this message within 24 hours.


If we do not receive information before this deadline, your account access may be permanently locked. Please visit or click login button to verify your account.

Apple Support

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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  • August 6, 2019 at 12:04 AM by info

    "From: AppIeID Service <tuvuksupport@newseed.se>

    Sent: Monday, August 5, 2019 9:05:06 PM

    Subject: RE: [ Alert ] [Information] Confirmation password changed from another lP Addres [FWD] .

    Dear Customer

    For your protection, your Apple ID is automatically locked.

    We detected an unauthorized Login attempt to your Apple ID from another IP Location. Please update your information promptly so that you can continue to enjoy your apple account.

    Sign In details :

    Login Date : Aug,05,2019

    Location : HongKong

    Device: IPhone 7

    Browser : Chrome

    Please verify your identity today or your account will be disable.

    After that, change your appleid password. To verify your Apple ID, we recommend that you go to:

    Login to Apple ID



    *The location is approximate and determined by the IP address it was

    This email can't receive replies. For more information, visit the Apple account Help Center."

    Here is another scam.


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Warning - "Your Apple ID is Automatically Locked For Security Reasons" is a Phishing Scam