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Ios Phishing Scam Exploiting the iCloud Email Addresses - SPAMfighter News (press release)

Ios Phishing Scam Exploiting the iCloud Email Addresses

It looks like the scammers are specifically targeting the Apple users. Soon after the previous issue (within a month), we came to know about another huge campaign that has targeted the users of iPhone. However this time, the campaign is neither region specific nor it is a malware campaign. In fact, it is a huge iOS phishing scam, exploiting the iCloud email addresses in order to bluff the users of iPhone.

iCloud users are targeted in the recent phishing scam. Ars Technica reports that, it begins when a phishing email is delivered to an account in iCloud. The text in the phishing emails looks similar to the legit emails of Apple. The email gives a warning to the recipients that their active Apple device is "locked for illegal activity." Thus, the users get confused, and as a result click on the link that has appeared. This further leads the users to fake websites providing Apple Support. Soon after, the fake website...(continued)

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