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Mobile users actively spammed from compromised iCloud accounts

20
Sep
2016

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Spammers have been compromising North American Apple users’ iCloud accounts, and using them to send spammy text messages to mobile users in China. The messages advertise counterfeit Prada and Coach handbags – nothing exceptional here – but the spam campaign is definitely unusual.

This spam campaign has been on-going for several months, but in many cases does not match the standard method of sending SMS abuse in that it is persistent, widely distributed, and the senders are, as far as we could determine, predominately iPhone users that did not exhibit prior spamming behavior”.

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