Archive | April 17, 2017

Apple Purchase Confirmation Scam (4/18/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently steal their personal information. Notice the non-Apple sender’s email, non-Apple link, and the message intended to incite fear; all of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this email if you received it.

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From: Apple ID [mailto:xxx@sultanivan.com]
Sent: Friday, April 14, 2017 8:19 PM
To: xxxxxxx@vcu.edu
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Notification: Purchase Confirmation

 

Dear xxxxxxxx@vcu.edu

[Billing Fraud] Apple Store Recently Purchase Confirmation

Thank you for purchasing the following item : Space Qube

Order Number : MHDH6YMK37
Order Total : $64.99

Please log in to your Apple account and provide the requested information through the Resolution Center
If we don’t receive the information before this deadline or we notice additional significant changes in your account activityPlease Verify your account information by clicking on the link login and please cancel the transaction this purchase

Login now (malicious shortened link removed)

 
Thanks for choosing Apple,

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Apple Support

Email ID: 163327

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