Warning: New Apple ID scam will give hackers access to your account, device


For whatever reason, smartphones have caused people to let their guard down — and scammers are taking advantage of the fact that many people will open just any text or email they receive on their phone.

But as these scams continue to evolve, criminals are still finding effective ways to target consumers using many of the same old tactics that have been around for a whole lot longer than smartphones.

After a recent attack targeted Apple users via text message, scammers are now going after them in a different way.

According to a recent report, criminals are calling Apple iCloud users and claiming that their account has been hacked.

As always, never click on links you weren’t expecting. Always go to the source and don’t trust links sent to you that you didn’t specifically ask for from the company. Thanks to Ted Landau for the heads up.