IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'Thank you for your purchase' - a message from iTunes, April 24th

First Posted: Thursday, 24th April 2014, 11am

IS Services has received reports of a phishing message in circulation, as shown below.  Please ignore this email should you receive it as it is fraudulent and is a 'phishing' attempt.  The email should be deleted.  If you have replied to this email or clicked on the link contained in the email body please report to the IS Services Helpdesk at the earliest opportunity. An overview of the email content is provided below.  If you would like to know more about phishing attempts please see our overview of phishing.

IS Services

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From: iTunes Store [itunestore.int@apple.com]
Sent: 22 April 2014 18:09
To: xxx xxxx
Subject: Thank you for your purchase

Dear customer,

This is an automated reply, but your Apple ID was just used to download Football Manager Handheld 2014 from the App Store on a computer or device that had not previously been associated with that Apple ID.

Order Number: QAPPCCVW21HDST
Order total: 9.35 £

If you initiated this download, you can disregard this email. It was only sent to alert you in case you did not initiate the download yourself.
If you did not initiate this download, we recommend that you go to iTunes Payment Cancellation Form to change your password, then
See Apple ID: Tips for protecting the security of your account for further assistance.

How to resume Payment Cancellation Form iTunes Store downloads
http://support.apple.com/kb/QAPPCCVW21HDST/Cancel


Please do not reply to this email. Thank you for your patience.

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