Free Next Generation iPhone 4G spam

Filed Under: Apple, Mobile, SophosLabs, Spam

Can you believe that you have a chance to get a pre-release Apple iPhone 4G?

Yes, you can now test and keep an Apple iPhone 4G by simply clicking on the link in the following email. How exciting!

However, this would not happen because this is a spam message and the weblink mentioned in the spam message will redirect you to a website not mentioning anything about iPhone but to harvest your email address.

Amongst others, hot new products are typical social engineering techniques used by spammers to attract the victims' attention and the flavor of the month is the iPhone and Macbook was a favorite 2009 buzzword.

It is good to be aware of such "free-lunch" techniques to avoid inadvertently divulging ones bank details for what is likely to be vapor-ware.

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