Discontinue Apple Svcs Suspicious Email

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by rootiment, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. rootiment, Aug 9, 2016
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 9, 2016

    rootiment macrumors newbie


    Aug 9, 2016
    I received the following email:
    Thank you for using Apple.

    We notice that you didn't use your iTunes account for along time, therefore we are obligate to close your account according to our policy including your i-cloud email also.

    but it is not too late, you can save your account I get the access back to our features and services just click On " Save it for me " and follow the instruction, we may ask you an extra information as security procedure to insure that are the account holder.

    if you don't need this account, just ignore this message and the account will be terminated in just few days, and we thank again for using our service.


    Save it for me [LINK REMOVED]

    Something tells me this is phone. Anyone else receive this?
  2. chrfr macrumors 604

    Jul 11, 2009
    This is an obvious phishing attempt.
  3. Furzul macrumors 6502


    Jan 13, 2013
    Derbyshire, England
  4. keysofanxiety macrumors G3


    Nov 23, 2011
    Fake/spam/scam. Block the sender if you haven't already. Don't respond.
  5. Crisiomiro macrumors newbie

    Jul 21, 2016
    When the spelling, grammar and tone are that appalling it's a sure sign of a phishing attempt.

    (Although I appreciate that to non-English as a first language speakers it might not be immediately obvious.)
  6. Julien macrumors G4


    Jun 30, 2007
    The first 2 words are all that is needed to give it away.

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