Just received a phishing email from "Apple"

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Macneck, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. Macneck macrumors regular


    Oct 17, 2012
    Hello everyone!

    I just received the following email and wanted to share:
    From: Apple Support <adminappleidserviceissueno-replyabusea51[AT]hardkalinow.com>
    Date: October 6, 2017, 12:33:15 WEST
    To: service[AT]appleids.com
    Subject: [Summary Report Alert] : App-Store Order Number HDH6YMK37

    This message is from a trusted sender. [THIS LINE IS IN GREEN BACKGROUND]

    Our team has detected unusual activity towards your account, Please review your recent activity and we will help you take the corrective action.

    Read your secure message by opening the attachment (pdf). you will be prompted to open (Press Verify Your Account Now) the file or save (download) it to your computer. for the best results, save the file first, then open it in a Web browser.


    Thank you for your prompt attention to this.

    Apple Support Team, Inc.

    Copyright © 2017 Apple Distribution International, Hollyhill Industrial Estate, Hollyhill, Cork, Republic of Ireland.

    The parts in [] are mine. The message has a PDF attached with a link to where they want you to enter your ID and password.

    Some advise from Apple to this regard here.
  2. -Maxim- macrumors regular

    Sep 8, 2011
    all the spelling mistakes are a obvious phishing indicator...
  3. iapplelove macrumors 601


    Nov 22, 2011
    East Coast USA
    I pretty much delete anything and everything I get. And directly go to the website itself.

    But imagine the thousands of folk who don’t know the difference? It’s like candy from a baby sadly.
  4. johannnn macrumors 65816


    Nov 20, 2009
  5. 011 macrumors member

    Oct 16, 2017
    It is obviously very unprofessional phishing mail and it is good to report it to the Apple on mail



    Sorry for double posting, in the meantime, @johannnn wrote the same thing, which is essential for all Apple community :)

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