If you account was truly locked, your current password would no longer work. From there, there is a link to cancel the purchase if it was unauthorized. But when I went to credit card part and it said my card is denied. We suggest that you immediately contact your bank and tell them that your account may have been compromised. Most likely, someone typed a wrong email address during the reset of his or her own password. Did you miss a post? Legit businesses proofread their communications.
Is there a possibility that my chrome was hacked? Doing so will prompt Apple to attempt to verify your account without the card, which can take several days. If you do click the link, you will be taken to a fraudulent website that has been built to look like a genuine Apple login page. This can take several minutes, and you may be asked to re-enter your password during this process. Apple Support Just manually go to id. Here is the email being circulated. I really dont know what to do.
Is this a phishing email or legit? Good luck and thanks for visiting Apple Tech Talk. You may want to check out our article on passwords at: Hope that helps. The goal is to fool a target into thinking they were erroneously billed. Here is the address from the official Apple notice shown above. From there, enter your current password, followed by a new password.
Sincerely, Apple customer service Misspellings. It might bear similarities to an official Spotify email address, but scam emails usually have some telltale signs that they're illegitimate, like random letters and numbers in the sender's email address. Now you just have the fun task of going back to all of your devices and Apple services to log back in with your new email address. Resetting your password is a little more common. ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Even if the email seems legit, hover your cursor over the address to see where it really came from; if there isn't a match, be wary. Those differences in and of themselves would probably not give anything away but if you examine how poorly the fake notice is written, you might start to get suspicious.
Have you ever been scammed with a dodgy Apple email? My conclusion, such as it is, is that the email is a fraud. Which led me to the forum. Apple will never ask for that information. In fact, the email is a that is designed to trick you into giving your personal and financial information to criminals. Still, it's better to be careful.
This includes your card's number, expiration date, and three- or four-digit code. Because all my passwords are saved on my chrome id. I was directed to my gmail page id which is logged into my chrome where it said password compromised and i hate to change my gmail password. View our online Press Pack. It's in the upper-right corner of the screen. It was very hard at first to tell the difference.
They should close down your current credit card and send you a new number. I received two emails within the same hour basically stating the same thing and using the same server name which looked phony and not at all related to Apple. The Mac Kung Fu blog has more details: An extremely convincing iCloud phishing scam site has surfaced. I see email scams frequently and was immediately suspicious of these emails which always leads me to my next vetting step which is to verify from a different source that led me here. It would come from iTunes with the Apple logo. To complete the process, we just need to verify that this email address belongs to you.
Choose from one of the options to continue, including answering your security questions or getting an email with a link to update your password. Hi I think i may have been sucked in by a faulse outfit saying they were from apple and that they were going to shut me down within 24 hrs owing to unusual actavity. Follow the steps for but use the incorrect email address to sign in. Even if you don't remember creating an account with it or you didn't create it yourself, it's definitely already being used. If it does, there is link you can click that will send you another email that you can trust because you initiated the verification.
These are often a direct giveaway that it's a fake email. Copyright © 1999-2017 AppIe Inc. In this case, we ended up at fortertuncurrygolf. However if the details were correct, it would then retrieve all the available information, e. For the most part, it's simple. Instead, it's worth it to directly type in the website in a separate browser if it is related to an account you have. Of course, by the time you might have realized that, it would be too late and the scammers would already have you information.