Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 15, 2013, 11:37 AM   #1
macrumors regular
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Peoria, AZ
Apple Phishing Scam

I got this E-Mail This morning:

"Apple service@mail.com via linux.nrserver9.net
8:30 AM (1 hour ago)

to me
Dear Client,

This is an automatic message by the system to let you know that you have to confirm your account information within 48 hours.
Your account has been frozen temporarily in order to protect it.

The account will continue to be frozen until it is approved And Validate Your Account Information.
Once you have updated your account records, your information will be confirmed and your account will start to work as normal once again.

To Verify Your Account Now, visit the following link:


Wondering why you got this email?

It's sent when someone adds or changes a contact email address for an Apple ID account. If you didn't do this, don't worry. Your email address cannot be used as a contact address for an Apple ID without your verification.

For more information, see our frequently asked questions.

Apple Customer Support"

Needless to say, this is a Phishing Scam.

I called Apple and the first tech just troubleshot my account, but he didn't know what to do with the Phishing thing!!

The supervisor told me to forward this E-Mail to:

They promptly replied with a Receipt auto E-Mail.

Please be warned about this.

Last edited by SandboxGeneral; Jun 15, 2013 at 12:38 PM. Reason: Removed suspicious URL
yrsued is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2013, 01:56 PM   #2
macrumors G3
Huntn's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Misty Mountains
Good to know. Thanks!
The modern business ethos: "I'm worth it, you're not, and I'm a glutton!"
MBP, 2.2 GHz intel i7, Radeon HD 6750M, Bootcamp: W7.
PC: i5 4670k, 8GB RAM, Asus GTX670 (2GB VRAM), W7.
Huntn is offline   0 Reply With Quote

MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
macfansforum phishing scam? nagromme Community Discussion 11 Dec 9, 2013 05:40 PM
Launch Day Phishing Scam Laimbeersux iPhone 2 Sep 25, 2013 06:49 PM
Another Apple ID phishing scam Jessica Lares Community Discussion 2 Sep 23, 2013 07:53 PM
Possible phishing scam for iPhone 5 activation? MacAir47 iPhone 5 May 21, 2013 09:51 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:29 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2015, MacRumors.com, LLC