Monday, December 4, 2017

Apple Phishing Email - Receipt for your payment

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

From : Apple Inc. <>

Receipt for your payment.
          Thanks for your purchase

Invoice: #73822

Dear Customer,

Your credit/debit card has been successfully charged. Your order will now go to credit approval for fraud screening.

Order #: 
Status #: 
Product #: 
Pokémon GO, 5201 PokéCoins
Order Date #: 
12/4/2017 9:12 AM
Order Total #: 

Having second thoughts? You're free to cancel your order instead (Cancel Order)

Cancel Order points to evil link....(stripping away outlook safelink wrapper)

iCloud Customer Service

Note: This email will serve as an official receipt for this payment.

You can update your email address or cancel order at anytime. Simply log in to our website.

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Please do not reply to this email. If you have questions, please log in and use the secure email function located in the Contact Us section of the website.

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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 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.>Actions->View Message Source. 
  2.>More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from

Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1.>Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2.>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


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies


Report phishing emails to Apple 

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

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