Monday, October 15, 2018

Apple Phishing Email - Re: [New Statement] We Have sent notification the last information issued your Apple Password was updated.

For the record, this is an Apple phishing email attempt that is recently going around and made it through spam filters. What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page.


From : Apple Support

Subject
 : 
Re: [New Statement] We Have sent notification the last information issued your Apple Password was updated.


This Apple lD has been locked for security reasons.

Verification is required before 24 hours to get re-access your account. We have under maintenance service to improve our system to protect your account.

Please updated your account on https://appleid.apple.com/support.verification-account -- PHISHING LINK


Sincerely,

Apple Support


PHISHING LINKs;  

1. https://pxlme.me/sHYbt7Jx

How to tell this is a Phishing email ?

  1. Check email address in full, if it's not from originating company then it's phishing.
  2. Hover over all links in email, if it's not from the apple.com site then forget it.

  3. The best way is to look at message source, see below.

How to examine Email Message Source ?

Now lets look at message source
  1. Outlook.com->Actions->View Message Source. 
  2. Gmail.com->More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from apple.com.


Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1. Outlook.com->Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2. Gmail.com->More (downarrow to top right)->Report Phishing 

Report Phishing URLs at Google now 

If you have recievied this email take further action now by click these links

  1. https://www.google.com/safebrowsing/report_phish/


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies

  1. http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/phishing-faq.aspx

Report phishing emails to Apple 

Forward the email to abuse@icloud.com. This provides Apple's legal department and law enforcement with useful information to help prevent future phishing emails.

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