A fake email from Apple will try to steal your personal data

A fake email from Apple will try to steal your personal data

Attempts to scam and steal personal data from Apple users through the technique of fake emails that pretend to be a real company do not stop being produced.

The last case is a fake email confirming a fake purchase in the Apple Store that will "invite" us to cancel the operation. If we do, all of our information will be at risk.

A fake purchase at the Apple Store is the lure

It is not a new practice, far from it. It is what is known as phishing and the truth is that every day our spam folder receives some of these false emails whose purpose is none other than to seize our access data, personal and banking data and, if possible, obtain a fraudulent financial gain at our expense.

From the web of The IT Group alert us that a network is circulating new chain of fake emails posing as the Apple Store and thanking us for purchasing an iPhone. A very good idea for the user, scared by the error, to go immediately to cancel that supposed purchase. At that time, deception and scam will occur.

A fake email from Apple will try to steal your personal data

This fake email, as usual, imitates in great detail the appearance of the emails that Apple sends to its customers, omitting their personal data because, obviously, they still do not know them.

In said fake email a link is included to cancel the purchase in case there was an error.

The consequences can be fatal

Once said link is clicked, We will be recognized to a false Apple website where we will have to enter our access and payment information to cancel the purchase. Once this is done, we will have handed over our data to cybercriminals, according to Hoax Slayer. From this moment, our bank account, through the card data, may be emptied, in addition to losing control over our Apple ID and all that it entails: passwords stored in iCloud, photos, videos, etc.

As we always warn, it is best to apply common sense. If you receive this email, delete it immediately. But if you want to confirm it, access the Apple website through a new tab or window of your browser, never through the link provided.

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  1.   Jimmy iMac said

    Not me, I fill them but with false fields to give them work.

  2.   Andrew said

    If I go to the link but do not fill in the data, do I risk something?

  3.   Jesus said

    I'm not from apple and they sent me two in English that a transaction had failed
    And another of the purchase of an application

  4.   maria jose gonzalez said

    Is there a way to get rid of whoever it is? It is that receiving their emails every day is overwhelming and it is not useful to block them because they resurface,

  5.   Monica Balagué said

    The same thing happens to me and we couldn't block it. They even called me on the phone to the landline pretending to be customer service for my card, offering me life insurance for 180 pesos, inventing that they were going to subsidize the payment of administrative expenses ... about 20 minutes he was chatting to me with all my doc and address data. of birth. They know everything! But I didn't give it to my card number. Later I got an email that Pay Pal had blocked me for having entered with another cell phone ... of course it was them, who wanted to buy and could not access said purchase. What rubbish! It left me anguished all week ...

  6.   Paula said

    hello, I have a problem. They sent my father a supposed "invoice" from Apple, where he said he had to pay $ 149 dollars for YouTube Red, and I investigated and it turns out that this network is not available in the place where we live. When it arrived, scared, he tried to fill in the spaces and he only needed one but he canceled everything on the page that the cancellation link directed us and it turned out to be "apple" but he asked me again for his information with the card number because they had blocked the account for security. The next day I enter the apple page without problems or anything. Help me, I don't know what the hell we can do

  7.   Maria Cristina Osorio said

    I need to contact Apple by phone from Chile and I don't know what number, for a bill of $ 19,90 per month, for a purchase that I HAVE NOT AFFECTED !!!!