Got this odd email today

  bumpkin 15:46 04 Sep 2014

No idea what they are on about, I do not have an Apple account. Posted it here in case it is a scam.

Dear Customer,

We need to ask you to complete a short and brief step to securing and validating your account information.

Click here to complete validation

Failure to complete our validation process will result in a suspension of your Apple ID.

We take every step needed to automatically validate our users, unfortunately in your case we were unable to. The process only takes a couple of minutes and will make sure there is no interruption to your account.

Wondering why you got this email?

This email was sent automatically during routine security checks. We are not completely satisfied with your account information and require you to update your account to continue using our services uninterrupted.

For more information, see our FAQ.

Thanks, Apple Customer Service

  Aitchbee 15:59 04 Sep 2014

It might have something to do with the breaches in security or 'hacking' [that was widely reported recently] in Apple's iCloud data storage systems.

  Secret-Squirrel 16:10 04 Sep 2014

It's a scam Bumpkin. Hover your mouse over the "click here" in that email and look at the domain name in the URL - I bet it's not ;)

  bumpkin 16:17 04 Sep 2014

Thanks, pleased I posted as others can also know.

  bumpkin 16:25 04 Sep 2014

Deleted it but will leave the thread unticked for now.

  rickf 16:30 04 Sep 2014

Obvious scam. Just delete.

  rdave13 21:46 04 Sep 2014

Someone trying to take the bite out of Apple no doubt. Hope they swallow the pips and an uncomfortable tree will grow in the nether regions. See how they like it.

  pcquestions 09:43 06 Sep 2014

It a phishing email. Delete it and check your antivirus programs are up to date.

  SparkyJack 09:57 06 Sep 2014

So much of this spurious stuff now,there is a grave risk of chucking threat.

A few moments ago a 'survey' from Amazon market place' came in. As with all else of this nature 'binned'

Useful tip about the mouse to I/D the source

  spuds 10:06 06 Sep 2014

Apple are aware of this? click here

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