Now Scammers are using popularity of Mark Zuckerberg and also one of the largest well known tech company Apple in yet another phishing scheme via email claiming you are the lucky winner of an iPhone and iPad. It will simply amazed you and you are going to be very curious to open it because everyone wants an iPhone or iPad so if it is free why don't take the chance right ?
But beware of this, do yourself a favor and delete any message you receive that says:
"My name is Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook. We have recently partnered up with Apple company for a one-time promotional event today, we are giving away free Apple iPhones and iPads to randomly selected individuals who have been fortunate to be picked as one of our newest winners for today. We randomly selected users from our systems database and you have matched with our latest drawing.
We have partnered up with Apple to advertise their most popular product yet, the Apple iPhone and iPad. Once again, we are running this campaign for one-day only. All you need to do is CLICK HERE to check out our web site made for this promotion and fill out this short survey to get yours for free. Simply make sure you enter your email so we may locate our records to guarantee that we have reserved one for you. That is it!"
Now if you do click on such type of email and visit the link provided then you will be taken to a page asking for survey which claims that you could win an iPhone 4S.
The incongruence between the promised iPhone and iPad, and the chance that you could win an iPhone 4S are beside the point. The probability of you actually receiving something from emails like this is zero. In such type of situation, the survey takes you to a mobile phone service page, where you will able to sign up for, from which the scammers earns a commission.
Now you might be thinking about yourself, i am not that careless that i am going to fall in such these types of scams, after all, why would two big popular company, where no advertise is needed to promote their products, why would they giveaway promotion ?
So, you will simply think of these emails that they all are fake and it is scam.But always remember just because we suspect something is a scam, doesn't mean we abstain from taking part in them. Somethings we do impulsive things.
So , to be safe read your emails carefully, then if it looks safe and clean and true then it could be probably true.