Apple Security Virus Scam Messages or Alerts

If you have received "Apple Security Virus" alerts like the one below, please do not follow the instructions in them. This is because the alerts are fakes and are being used by cybercriminals to trick potential victims into visiting phishing and malicious websites. Those websites can steal your account credentials, personal information or infect your computer or mobile device with a virus.

Apple Security Virus Scam Messages or Alerts

The Apple Security Virus Scam

"Warning! iOS Security Breach! Virus detected on iPhone" or "iPhone virus scan has detected six viruses!"

If you have been tricked by the Apple Security Virus scam, please change your passwords and contact Apple for help.

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Apple Security Virus Scam Messages or Alerts