The newest phishing scam is a fake order confirmation from Apple, exhorting you “To view the most up-to-date status and make changes to your Apple Online Store order, visit online your Order Status.” The “visit online your order status” link actually goes to parksidepta[dot]com/ounces.html. And while it says that it’s from up-to-date @store.apple.com, it’s not really (our version came from dj @accountingsevices.co.nz)
The Apple store scam email reads as below – remember, if you get this email, do not click on any of the links:
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From: up-to-date @store.apple.com
Subject: Apple AppStore Order #7805-05848254
Date: March 24, 2010 1:32:40 PM MDT
To view the most up-to-date status and make changes to your
Apple Online Store order, visit online your Order Status.
You can also contact Apple Store Customer Service at 1-800-676-2775 or visit online for more information.
Visit the Apple Online Store to purchase Apple hardware, software, and third-party accessories.
To purchase by phone, please call 1-800-MY-APPLE.
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