"Your ID is Locked at The Moment" Apple Phishing Scam Created by Scammers
A Sample of the "Apple ID will be Locked" Phishing Scam
From: Apple service-083534002209529653077@Apple.com
Sent: Friday, February 8, 2019 8:07 AM
Subject: Your ID is locked at the moment.
During our regular update and verification of accounts, We could not verify your current information. Either your information has been changed or it is incomplete.
If account information is not updated to current information within 3 days, then, your account will be temporarily banned.
Click the link below to open a secure browser window.
Confirm that you're the real owner of the account,then follow the instructions.
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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