Have you received an unexpected text message on your cellphone telling you that you’re the lucky winner of an Apple product?
Well, I have some bad news for you. It’s not true.
Naked Security has received reports from a number of phone owners around the world who have received SMS text messages in the past few days suggesting that a free Apple product is theirs for the taking:
A typical message reads:
Congratulations, your today’s Apple winner! Go to [REDACTED] and on last page enter code: 2916 to claim your Free Apple Product.
So, what happens if you do click on the link included in the text message?
Well, when I tested the link redirected me via a number of webpages before finally giving me the opportunity to win either an iPad, iPhone 4S, or a MacBook.
I decided to punt for a shiny new MacBook, and I was presented with a ridiculously easy multiple choice question to answer.
But take care…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.