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“Your Apple ID Frozen” Phishing Emails Come as Users Upgrade to Mavericks

“Your Apple ID Frozen” Phishing Emails Come as Users Upgrade to Mavericks | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple users have reported receiving phishing emails entitled “Your Apple ID has been frozen temporarily,” which attempt to trick recipient...

 

If you come across such emails, you can report them to Apple by forwarding them to reportphishing@apple.com. If you’re already a victim of this scheme, take the appropriate measures depending on what information you’ve handed over to the scammers. 

Steps may include changing passwords, and keeping a close eye on your bank account in case you’ve provided financial details.

 

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If you come across such emails, you can report them to Apple by forwarding them to ===> reportphishing@apple.com. <=== If you’re already a victim of this scheme, take the appropriate measures depending on what information you’ve handed over to the scammers. 

Steps may include changing passwords, and keeping a close eye on your bank account in case you’ve provided financial details.

 

 

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If you come across such emails, you can report them to Apple by forwarding them to ===> reportphishing@apple.com. <=== If you’re already a victim of this scheme, take the appropriate measures depending on what information you’ve handed over to the scammers. 

Steps may include changing passwords, and keeping a close eye on your bank account in case you’ve provided financial details.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security


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If you come across such emails, you can report them to Apple by forwarding them to ===> reportphishing@apple.com. <=== If you’re already a victim of this scheme, take the appropriate measures depending on what information you’ve handed over to the scammers. 

Steps may include changing passwords, and keeping a close eye on your bank account in case you’ve provided financial details.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 

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New Mac Malware Scams Users Into Signing Up For Cellphone Charges - Forbes

New Mac Malware Scams Users Into Signing Up For Cellphone Charges - Forbes | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
A screenshot of the fraudulent installer asking for a Mac user's phone number.

Time for Apple users to heed a lesson Windows users have long learned the hard way: Don’t hand out your cell phone number to untrusted applications downloaded from the Web.

On Tuesday, Russian antivirus firm Doctor Web reported the appearance of a new strain of Mac-focused malware that queries users for their cellphone number when they try to install a piece of legitimate software. If the user enters a phone number, he or she receives a text message asking for a reply with a registration code. Responding implicitly signs up the user for a series of recurring mobile charges to their carrier’s account.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/12/12/new-mac-malware-scams-users-into-signing-up-for-cellphone-charges/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&amp;utm_source=twitter&amp;utm_medium=social
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"Apple's slogan was =>'Think Different' <= + with ALL the malware around YOU should do so + get protection as well as #ProactiveThinking ;) 

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"Apple's slogan was =>'Think Different' <= + with ALL the malware around YOU should do so + get protection as well as #ProactiveThinking ;)

 


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Mac`s Supposed Immunity to Security Threats Gone Forever: 10 Reasons Why - Security - News & Reviews - eWeek.com

Mac`s Supposed Immunity to Security Threats Gone Forever: 10 Reasons Why - Security - News & Reviews - eWeek.com | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
News Analysis: The days of Mac OS X being seemingly immune from viruses and other malware are gone forever as Apple has finally acknowledged the existence of fake Macintosh antivirus scams.
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Mac Users Warned of Tech Support Scams – Video

Mac Users Warned of Tech Support Scams – Video | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Tech support scams that target Windows users are not uncommon. However, experts warn that scammers have also started targeting Mac users. Malwarebyte...
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Tech support scams that target Windows users are not uncommon. However, experts warn that scammers have also started targeting Mac users.


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Warning issued about another free Apple product scam

Warning issued about another free Apple product scam | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Sophos is cautioning smartphone users about bogus text messages offering free Apple products that deliver a bill instead.

 

Cluley then cautioned readers: “Always take care about clicking on links sent to you out of the blue, even if they arrive on your mobile phone.

 

===> And learn an important lesson now, once and for all: Apple, one of the world's most successful companies, is not in the habit of giving away its products for free.” <===

 

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http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/27529/warning-issued-about-another-free-apple-product-scam/?utm_source=twitterfeed&amp;amp;utm_medium=twitter

 

 

 

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