Spam Warning: [ Notification Alerts ] Your request to reset your iCloud password from another device Case : DQYERH
We have seen these arriving with the big email providers - this one came into Hotmail:
With the email itself appearing as:
New login attempt
From: AρρIelD. <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2018 7:28 AM
Subject: January 26, 2018, RE: [ Notification Alerts ] Your request to reset your iCloud password from another device Case : DQYERH
We detect unusual login attempts in your Apple ID from other IP location, please verify your identity to your account, if you do not verify your identity today, your account will be locked for the protect account and the Apple Community.
Sign-in Details :
- Date and Time : 26 Jan 2018 (GMT)
- Location : Italy - Padova
- OS : (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 11_2_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/604.4.7
To continue enjoy our service.
Please update your account information and verify your identity in your account.
Verify Your Account
*We will unlock your account when we finish your account validation.
If the button above does not work, try copying and pasting the URL into your browser. If you continue to have problems, please feel free to contact us
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The actual 'Verify Your Account' link goes to: https://t.co/54QLMCJNlm which forwards you to the following:
Which does a rather impressive rendition of the Apple website:
except for the missing image bottom right, really rather good.
Obviously DO NOT ENTER ANY PASSWORDS OR DATA into this site as it is a scam.
No matter what you enter, you are told your ID is blocked and are taken to:
Please excuse any bad language we may occasionally leave with these sort of people, but they are expecting to get innocent peoples' banking details. NEVER ENTER BANK DETAILS INTO ANY SITE ORIGINATING FROM AN EMAIL!
Google Chrome opened the site and so we have reported it to Google.
Microsoft Edge has already blocked this site as at 26/1/2018
Please be careful everybody as no one deserves your money for free.