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925 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Nov 14, 2012 7:03 AM by Surferride RSS
nonix1 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 1, 2012 3:40 PM

Guys, I have received this SMS in name of apple which 'm sure apple does not authenticated the message. Should you receive a such SMS do NOT open the link!

"Sie wurden ausgewählt, um ein kostenloses Geschenk von Apple erhalten! Gehe http://ch.ap5.cc/?p=01141765122236 und geben 4832 bis jetzt behaupten!"

N.

  • babowa Level 7 Level 7 (22,060 points)
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    Nov 1, 2012 4:05 PM (in response to nonix1)

    It's a scam. Apple does not give out free gifts. The scam is circulating in several languages.

  • capaho Level 4 Level 4 (3,650 points)
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    Nov 2, 2012 7:33 AM (in response to nonix1)

    It's more likely phishing than malware.  Phishing attempts to trick you into revealing sensitive information, usually via a web form.  Malware actually installs malicious software on your computer or mobile device.  Malware that installs on an Apple device is rather scarce (unless, of course, you're running Windows on a Mac).

  • Surferride Calculating status...
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    Nov 14, 2012 7:03 AM (in response to nonix1)

    I´ve just received the msg in German. I am located in Switzerland.

     

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