Avoid Phishing emails, fake ‘virus‘ alerts, phony support calls, and other scams

Avoid Phishing emails, fake ‘virus‘ alerts, phony support calls, and other scams

Use these tips to avoid scams and learn what to do if you think your Apple ID has been compromised.

If you see a message while browsing the web that your iPhone, Mac, or other Apple device has a virus, or someone claiming to be from Apple calls and asks for your account name and password, you’re likely the target of a scam.

Scammers use any means they can—fake emails, pop-up ads, text messages, even phone calls—to try to trick you into sharing personal information, such as your Apple ID password or credit card information. Use this information to protect your account and avoid scams.

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