Symantec Experts warned users of the iPhone and iPad on phishing attacks




Hackers launch phishing campaign to gain access to the accounts of Apple ID, reports the BBC. Attackers have decided to use the incident to a large-scale leakage of private photos of American stars of iCloud.


ICloud cloud service at the center of the scandal over the theft of personal photographs of celebrities last week, as many of them use “apple” repository.

No “gaps” in the data protection system Apple was not. As stated in the company, “hackers managed to gain access to the accounts of stars correctly answering the security question, or from the use of phishing techniques.” However, Apple has responded to a series of break-ins, strengthening the security system .

Cybercriminals have also changed tactics. They are sent to members iCloud false alerts to get them to give their username and password.

Phishing campaign is that criminals send a person a letter, stating that he had acquired the song’s online store iTunes, but the purchase was made from the device, not previously used this account, so the user need to click a link to confirm your Apple ID. The transition to this page jeopardizes sensitive data.

The day before, in accordance with the promise to take additional measures of security Apple started iCloud notify users try to log on with an account through the website Once people “zaloginivaetsya” on the company’s website to e-mail comes an email indicating the exact date and time of entry.



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