Urgent Warning About Apple Pay SMS Scam

Scammers are targeting iPhone users with a new Apple Pay SMS scam.

This latest text message scam tells recipients that their Apple Pay – Apple’s mobile payment service – has been suspended and that they should follow a link to reactivate the account, Thames Valley Police Alerts has warned.

This isn’t the first time Apple has posed as scammers.

This scam is an SMS, sent from a mobile number, and reads: “Apple Pay has been suspended on your device”. Please visit [secure-mysuspension-info.com].’

If you receive this message, do not reply to it and do not click on any links.

If you have already clicked on the link and are concerned that you have given your details to a scammer, you should contact your bank immediately and report the scam to Action Fraud or the police.

You can report this Apple Pay phishing scam to reportphishing@apple.com.

After reporting the message, block and delete it and never reply or click on any shared links.

If you are an iPhone user, visit Apple’s website to learn how to block and report fraudulent messages. magazine.

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