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This Apple ID Phish is Multilingual

Here’s a multilingual Apple ID phish attempting to expand the net with which to catch a few more unsuspecting (and non-English speaking) victims. The site located at

appleid(dot)apple(dot)com-updates(dot)account(dot)id3432534641f6a850a564167e47e1fdd0fdacef8342d42f0ad67763876535(dot)elektrikadam(dot)org/

offers potential victims a flag to click on and presents them with the phishing form in their language of choice.

Choose your countryFor example, here’s the scam page in both German and Italian:

Phishing in many languages

More phishy anticsRegardless of language, the victim will be asked for a large chunk of personal information and card details:

Asking for card informationApple ID phishing scams have been a common site recently, and offering passing end-users the chance to stitch themselves up in a variety of languages will only add to the danger for the unwary.

Whether you’re sent to a page asking for logins and / or payment information by email, chat or some other form of communication, ask yourself “who benefits” because unfortunately it probably won’t be you.

If in doubt, type in your chosen URL and visit it manually – ten seconds of typing is infinitely preferable to an hour of calling your bank and asking them to cancel your card details.

Christopher Boyd


  • Coyote Man

    I won’t take Microsoft’s many languages because I already felt all those languages are exploitable from within Internet Explorer.
    But it’s still sitting there trying to download the 36? languages.

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