Below is an email I received today that is some sort of a scam – most likely a form of identity theft. Needless to say, I did not try to find out.
It purports to be from Apple and requests:
You are kindly requested to confirm your Profile Details!
If you get something like this:
Don’t click on anything!
(Other than the delete button, of course)
- I have Mail setting to NOT automatically download images. Why? Because the links to images have data in them that identifies your email address. So just loading the info lets the spammers know your email address is valid. (Notice the button in upper right “Load Remote Content” Do NOT click this on any suspicious emails.)
The following items are all suspicious: