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iPhone 5 Scam : Beware on iPhone 5 Pre-order Scam

iPhone 5 Scam

Apple is plan to announce their next generation iphone 5 on this Tuesday Morning at at Apple’s Headquarters in Cupertino. While so many people worldwide waiting for this big event from Apple.com, the internet spreaded the word about iPhone 5 Scam. There are many people who got iPhone 5 Pre-order, but many reliable source like mashable.com said that email is a big SCAM.

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Mashable.com said in their site that some hackers taking advantage from the iphone 5 release date on this Tuesday by Apple.com. They send Fake Apple Announcement Email Leads to PC Virus [WARNING] .

They said that the email contain a danger virus or malware, here are the complete details:

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But for those who aren’t paying attention, and who are only vaguely aware that a new iPhone is launching this week, such an email — complete with an “order now” button — could make easy bait for malware. And that’s just what this email is, according to security firm Sophos — a lure for users to unintentionally install a nasty little Trojan called Mal/Zapchas-A.

“Apple product announcements are always big news. And I think we have to accept that it’s likely that whenever Apple is scheduled to reveal new technology that cybercriminals will try to exploit the interest,” said Cluley.

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“After all, we saw a very similar attack using an iPhone 5 disguise during WWDC this year. On that occasion, it turned out that Apple *didn’t* announce the iPhone 5, but the bad guys were still eager to take advantage of pre-announcement hype.”

The iphone 5 scam email aim to infect recipients’ computers,
but only targeting Windows PCs.

So, kindly please beware on this iPhone 5 Scam email. if you get email with an order button to Pre-order iphone 5, then you need to reject it and delete it automatically.

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