This year, the number of Apple scams has been increasing slowly but surely. The fraud includes iCloud deactivation threats, fake Apple support text messages, and random bogus invoices.
Most of the call to actions lead to fake Apple websites. The good news is, here is how to detect and block any Apple site – or any other malicious online platform.
A random Apple phishing email goes to million of recipients every day of the year. Every time it has a different subject title, but the bottoms line is always the same: to lure you into submitting personal information. It is called the Apple ID scam email and could have different requests.
Apple Scams: Complete List Below
Another type of related fraud is the iCloud breach approach, where criminals usually claim your account has been compromised. However, let’s get into details.
Check out the articles below for a full list of Apple scams.
The Apple Pop-Up: How The Scam Works The Apple Support Pop-Up is the equivalent of the Microsoft Tech Support Scam that’s been happening for over a decade. Since Apple products have become even more popular lately, it was just a matter of time until cybercriminals applied the same tactics to the Mac and iPhone users. … Apple Support Scam Read More »
Do You Have a MacBook? Here is How The New Apple Lawsuit Can Bring You Good News Do you own a MacBook or a MacBook Pro? A new class-action lawsuit against Apple filed by Girard Gibbs LLC claims that the keyboard used in the Apple MacBook (2015 on) and Apple MacBook Pro (2016 on) is … You Can Join The Lawsuit Over Apple’s Keyboard Even If Yours Works Fine Read More »
How The Receipt From Apple Scam Works: Many fraudulent Apple emails are going around these days. They replicate major brands’ websites and claim to offer recipients the invoice of a recently purchased item. The latest scam is the Your Receipt From Apple aka the Mario Kart Tour Games scheme, which came back this week after making … Your Receipt From Apple Scam Read More »
Your Apple ID Was Used Scam: How It Works This scam is very similar to the Your iCloud ID Has Been Deactivated scheme, which came around a few months ago. Exactly like the above-mentioned scam, this one works like this: if you are an Apple user you might receive a phishing email meant to trick … Your Apple ID Was Used To Sign In To iCloud Via A Web Browser Read More »
Your iCloud ID Has Been Deactivated: How The Scam Works If you are an Apple user you might receive a phishing message on your iPhone meant to trick you into handing over your password and other pieces of personal information. This mobile message is urging you to immediately verify your iCloud ID before it gets … Your iCloud ID Has Been Deactivated Read More »
iTunes Store Billing Scam: How It Works (with video below) You might receive an email that seems to be coming from iTunes. The name and email addresses used are iTunes Store and email@example.com. The subject title might be “Your Receipt No 321000427500”. In the email, your might be informed that you were billed for two … iTunes Billing Scam Read More »
How the scam works: Apple users are a loyal bunch, and Apple rewards them accordingly. However, there is a scam that is currently being pulled in Australia and North America using Apple’s good name to cheat people out of their personal identification information. The scam involves discount “reward” cards to thank customers for their loyalty … Apple Discount Card Read More »
Best Buy Gift Card Deal Scam: How It Works The consumer electronics giant Best Buy is still going strong in being a leader in the industry while providing reliable products and prices. The Best Buy gift card deals are also very popular but unfortunately, criminals use them to victimize people who don’t pay attention to … Best Buy/Apple/Netflix Text Message Read More »