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Sophos Warns of Apple Phishing Campaign

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Researchers at Sophos are warning of a phishing campaign that asks Apple customers to click on a link in order to update their billing information.

"Take a closer look at the email, however, and if you hover your mouse over the link you will see that the email is attempting to take you to a German website, rather than the legitimate Apple Store," writes Sophos' Graham Cluley.

"The emails appear to be being spammed out widely, and not just to Apple Store users," Cluley writes. "The cybercriminals are taking a shotgun approach, hoping that a good proportion of recipients have Apple IDs and might be fooled into handing over their details."

Go to "Apple Store billing phishing - beware bogus emails!" to read the details.

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