Receiving Chinese texts! Apple.server

bmms8

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Hello, for the past couple weeks I have been getting messages in Chinese. My phone is also asking me to randomly sign into iCloud so I'm a bit afraid I'm vulnerable to something. Here is a screenshot. Any help is GREATLY appreciated, thanks!
 

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ardchoille50

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Hello, for the past couple weeks I have been getting messages in Chinese. My phone is also asking me to randomly sign into iCloud so I'm a bit afraid I'm vulnerable to something. Here is a screenshot. Any help is GREATLY appreciated, thanks!
Whatever you do, do not click on that url in the message.. that is a phishing site.
 

bmms8

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Any recommendations?

Change password or anything else? I do have 2fa set up. Thanks
 

TofSanity

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Hello, for the past couple weeks I have been getting messages in Chinese. My phone is also asking me to randomly sign into iCloud so I'm a bit afraid I'm vulnerable to something. Here is a screenshot. Any help is GREATLY appreciated, thanks!
were you getting these as randoms or from friends? Reason I am asking is a friend is sending another friend text but on her end she is receiving them in Chinese. I am waiting on a screen shot from her. It seems its only when she receives them from her.
 

dictoresno

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looks like a mass text message sent to phish people. notify apple and let them know of the phishing attempt.
 

shareef777

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Anyone else seeing something like this? My brother is getting something similar, but it's from me. I'm on a iPhone 7+ and he's seeing some of my messages in chinese characters on both his Nexus phone and after he upgraded to the Pixel.
 

Niksmom630

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Anyone else seeing something like this? My brother is getting something similar, but it's from me. I'm on a iPhone 7+ and he's seeing some of my messages in chinese characters on both his Nexus phone and after he upgraded to the Pixel.
Are you both on AT&T's network? If so, and messages sent from iPhones to Android phones were sometimes changed to Chinese characters, this is a know problem--that supposedly has been corrected recently. I had to same issue for several weeks....

https://forums.att.com/t5/Windows-Phone/messages-arriving-on-Chinese-characters/m-p/4950571#M29237
 

shareef777

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