Help, clicked a phishing link!

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by kattjeveln, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. kattjeveln macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2010
    I just got an email from a "" which had a strange recieved from address when displaying the full header.

    The mail asked me to verify my apple ID since someone had tried to log on using my ID. Stupidly enough I clicked the "Verify>" link without checking where it would lead me, and it lead me to "", which resembled the apple home page. I then closed the website and sent the mail to

    I didn't provide the phishing site with any information, the only thing I did was click the link in the mail.

    Am I in trouble, do I need to change my password or something, or is it required that you give them the information they need on that phishing site? (I'm hoping they didn't get the info automatically from me clicking the link on my mail account)

    Thank you
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    You will die.

    But really, if you didn't give them any info, I think you're okay.
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If you didn't enter any personal information, you're fine.
    LOL! :D
  4. kattjeveln thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2010
  5. chown33 macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
    Sailing beyond the sunset
    You did tell them:
    1. The email address is live.
    2. The person at the email address occasionally clicks links without looking.
    3. Your IP address.

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