Beware Of The Very Convincing Apple ID Phishing Scam Happening Now
Mar 20, 2014 11:01
Phishing scams are aplenty, and here's the latest one. A security company revealed a very similar exploit which involves the Apple ID log-in screen. You'll want to read this to familiarize yourself now.
Netcraft explained the scam on its blog on Wednesday. It starts out with a legitimate EA.com URL, which will redirect you to what looks like a legitimate Apple ID log-in page. Except, it is NOT.
When you enter details, you're taken to another screen that asks for a host of personal details from name to credit card number and verification code, date of birth and your mother's maiden name. After clicking, you're redirected to the actual Apple ID home page.
EA is investigating the situation and claims it has already fixed the vulnerability that allowed the phishing page to be set up.
But whatever it is,. just be careful of where you're logging in. Even the most experienced web users might fall for this.
With the passage of time, the concerns related to cyber security are definitely shooting up. It would not be wrong to say that the global economy is hugely dependent on the present day technology. For this reason, it is important to come up with effective methods to protect ourselves from the cyber threats that lurk behind the new technologies. Read more
Android Game Development The RecentSmartness in Android Market, The movement of Android application development, gets no limit of categories and is growing gradually, the most challenging being Android Game Development. Read more
PDF or Portable Document Format is an open standard for document exchange. It was created by Adobe in 1993, as a way to create documents that would work the same under a variety of different operating systems, such as, Windows, Linux, and Mac. Read more