Scammers are always looking for new ways to get information from you and today we have seen a new variation on the phishing scam.
The following text message is received on your phone:
Joe Bloggs your Apple ID has been deactivated. To prevent deletion confirm your Apple ID at http://signin-appleuk.com - Support, Apple Inc.
If you follow the link you will be invited to sign into your Apple account through a page that looks identical to Apple's sign in page however on entering your details you will be told your Apple ID has been locked for security reasons and you must now unlock your Apple ID.
You will then be taken to the next page (screenshot below) where you are invited to enter various bits of personal and financial information and should you do so you get returned to the genuine Apple sign in page.
If you receive this text message it should be deleted and you should not follow the link it mentions.
If you have followed the link and entered your Apple ID and password but have gone no further you should:
If you have followed the link and entered your Apple ID and password as well as the personal/financial information you should:
If you have any queries on this matter, please contact us.
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