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Apple MobileMe Phishing Scam

August 13th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

DarkFiber Consulting is aware of public reports of a phishing attack circulating via email messages that appear to be targeting Apple MobileMe users. These messages claim that there is a problem with the user’s billing information and instruct the user to follow a web link to update personal information. Clicking on this link directs the user to a web page that contains a seemingly legetimate web form requesting personal and financial information. Any information entered in this form is not sent to Apple but rather, to a malicious attacker.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to do the following to help mitigate the risks: