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This alert pretends to come from Apple

phishing scams

Subject of this scam email: ӀD: 818849356 (a randomly generated number)

Content of this scam email:

Security Alert This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (your email address)

we regret to inform you that your apple id has been locked for security reasons. In order to ensure your account information stays secure we have disabled your apple id and require you to unlock it by pressing below. 

Unlock 

If you unblock the images it includes the apple logo with the email looking like this...

apple security alert

please note: failure to unlock can lead to permenant suspension of services associated with it.

Did you notice the email coming from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ?

The purpose of this email is to attempt to trick you to click on the Unlock link which may take you to a website that looks like Apple and tricks you into giving away your Apple ID and password to a stranger.

Action: Do not click any links in the email.  Delete the email

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