Irish Apple users targeted by hackers, warns security firm

Apple device users in Ireland are being targeted by hackers attempting to steal bank and other personal information, it has been warned.

7th October, 2014
Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus (left) and the smaller iPhone 6.

Apple device users in Ireland are being targeted by hackers attempting to steal bank and other personal information, it has been warned.

The hackers are attempting to steal personal data by using fake emails that appear to be from the “Apple Store (Republic of Ireland)” to try and trick their targets into revealing sensitive information including bank details, warned IT security firm, Smarttech.ie. These so-called phishing scams have been on the rise over the last...

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