According to this email, which was supposedly sent by Apple, your account has expired and you can read more information in an attached PDF.
However, the email is not from Apple. It is a phishing scam designed to steal your personal and financial information.
Here’s what the scam email looks like:
If you click the attachment, the following PDF will open:
Then, if you click the “Update Account” button, a fraudulent website will load in your browser. The website closely resembles the genuine Apple login page:
After you have entered your Apple ID on the fake page, the following message will appear:
If you click the “Unlock Account” link, the following form will load:
After you have filled in and clicked “Finish”, all of your information will be sent to online criminals.
The crooks can use the information to hijack your Apple account, conduct fraudulent transactions with your credit card, and steal your identity.
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The Apple website includes information about identifying and reporting these phishing emails.
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