Apple ID

bitdefender.com

Apple says nothing as Apple ID accounts mysteriously locked down

Has someone been trying to hack into a large number of Apple ID accounts?

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

Apple issues advice on how to spot App Store and iTunes phishing scams

Apple has responded to a spate of legitimate-looking App Store and iTunes phishing emails by releasing a new support document, outlining how customers can better protect themselves.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Fraud ring that resold customers’ Apple data busted by Chinese police

Chinese authorities have busted up a fraud ring accused of stealing customers’ Apple information and selling it online.

David Bisson reports.


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As the clocks go back, UK Apple users targeted by smishing campaign

As Brits slept, the phishing gangs were up to their old tricks – spamming out SMS messages purporting to be warnings from Apple that our Apple IDs were due to expire today, and that we should act quickly.


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Lost your iPhone? Be on guard for a perfectly-timed Apple ID phishing attack

If a scammer gets hold of your lost iPhone, it’s the perfect time for them to try to phish your password from you.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Apple devices held for ransom, amid massive iCloud account hack rumours

Steve Ragan of CSO Online: “On July 1, Alanna Coca noticed her iPad had started beeping. When she opened the cover, the lock screen had a message displaying a phrase in Russian – “Dlya polucheniya parolya, napshite na email” – followed by a Gmail address.” “Roughly translated, the phrase was telling her that in order


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welivesecurity.com

Scammers claim there is a virus in Apple’s iTunes database

Scammers are once again targeting Apple customers in their attempt to hijack accounts and steal payment information.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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SMS phishing attackers continue to pursue Apple users

You would be wrong to think that this is just an attempt by the criminals to steal your Apple ID password – bad as that would be. It’s much worse than that.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Watch out! There are Apple ID SMS phishers about!

It’s not just your bank accounts that online criminals are keen to break into. They would quite like to hijack your Apple ID credentials too.


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