Phishing Scam attacks MobileMe

.Mac, the service that Apple replaced with MobileMe was just attacked with phishing scams.  The email looks like an official communication from Apple regarding MobileMe, the company’s subscription service that provides users with a personal e-mail address, Web hosting, file sharing capabilities, and online data synchronization between Macs, iPhones, and other devices. The e-mail states: “We were unable to process your most recent payment. Did you recently change your bank, phone number or credit card?” Users are then invited to click on a link to enter that information—but that link opens a Web page in your browser that does not appear to be affiliated with Apple or MobileMe (the other links in the e-mail do point to pages on Apple’s official Web site).

It is supposedly tracked back through a Gmail account but who it belongs to is a mystery.  This is nothing new.  Phishers are usually one step ahead.


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