Application security, Malware, Phishing, Threat Management, Vulnerability Management

Phishers aiming for Apple IDs, passwords

Spam that seemingly emanates from Apple is making the rounds with the aim of tricking users into handing over their IDs and passwords, researchers at anti-virus firm Trend Micro said in a blog post Monday. The messages, which appear to have been sent from "[email protected]," inform users about a change to their Apple account information and direct them to click on a link to review and update their security settings. However, that link brings users to a page that mirrors the legitimate Apple site, but is actually a phishing page attempting to harvest user credentials.

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