IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'Your recent download with your Apple ID', May 7th

First Posted: Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 3.40pm

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: Apple
Sent: 07 May 2014
Subject: Your recent download with your Apple ID

Your Apple ID was just used to download Defender of the Crown from the App Store on a computer or device that had not previously been associated with that Apple ID.

Order Number: RDCSWA281OD
Order total: 12.21 £

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.

Regards,
Apple

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