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"Apple Account Suspended Notification" Scam

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"Apple Account Suspended Notification" Scam

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The fake Apple account suspension notification email message below which claims that the recipient's account has been disabled temporarily is a phishing scam. The fake email has links in it that go to a phishing Apple website which steals account usernames and passwords. 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.

A "Apple Account Suspended Notification" Scam

From: "Apple" <kkiuxdhg@qfshsrft.ujkqs>

Date: October 1, 2019 at 5:25:46 AM PDT

Subject: # - [YJPMYU] Account Suspended Notification

Account Suspended Notification

Due too many unsuccessful login attempt, your account has been disabled temporarily. For security reason, you need to update your information as soon as possible.

How to resolve this problems?

You can simply solve this problem by clicking the link provided below:

UPDATE INFORMATION

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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  • October 7, 2019 at 1:21 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----

    From: Apple <53797798@91437406.37687908.fPIuh>

    To: "support@apple.com" <support@apple.com>; "caroll26@sbcglobal.net" <caroll26@sbcglobal.net>

    Sent: Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:37:11 AM PDT

    Subject: Your Apple was suspended.

    Apple

    Dear User,

    We emailed you to ask for your help resolving an issue with your Apple Account.

    Your account is temporarily Locked,because an unauthorized signin attempt, You should confirm & update your Apple information for security reason, or your account will be disable in 24 hours.

    Login Details:

    Date and Time: Mon, October 07, 2019 5:37 PM

    Operating System: Windows

    What to do Next:

    1) Login to your Account.

    2) Confirm Informations.

    3) Change Your Password With Uppercase, Lowercase and Number Combination

    Please click login button below to your apple Account and provide the information previously requested: 24 hours via Account Review, if we do not receive information before this deadline, your account access can be further locked permanently.

    Verify Your Account

    Sincerely,

    Apple Team

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