Just like Apple’s MobileMe scam, another round of fake emails are spreading which shows your billing information to be outdated in attempt to take your credit card credentials.
A vast phishing attack has broken out, beginning on or around Christmas day, with e-mails being sent with the subject “Apple update your Billing Information.”
These well-crafted e-mails could fool many new Apple users, especially those who may have found an iPhone, iPod or iMac under their Christmas tree, and set up accounts with the iTunes Store or the Mac App Store for the first time.
If the link provided by the email is clicked by the user it will take you to a third party person instead of official Apple store website which could steal your account info. The message looks convincing and is sent by the id : firstname.lastname@example.org. Below is the email that is recieved by Apple users :-
If you point the cursor on the link, you can see that the URL goes to somewhere else which asks for your Credit Card Information in attempt to steal your money.
It’s always a good practice to check the URL address like the above method before you click it to be on the safe side.