Lost your iPhone? Be extra alert for upcoming identity theft attempts.

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Joonas Kiminki got his iPhone stolen. Twelve days later, after immediately having marked it as lost in Find my iPhone, he got a text and email saying his iPhone was found with a link to see the phone’s location.

I of course rushed to the address on the link and then started typing my credentials, but then suddenly stopped. Something was just not right.

The mail and site look legit, but ain’t. When submitting the form your data is sent over to save.php, which the fraudsters then use to take a hold of your account:

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Be warned.

This is what Apple should tell you when you lose your iPhone →

How to find your stolen car

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If your car is ever stolen, your first calls should be to every cab company in the city. You offer a $50 reward to the driver who finds it AND a $50 reward to the dispatcher on duty when the car is found. The latter is to encourage dispatchers on shift to continually remind drivers of your stolen car. Of course you should call the police too but first things first. There are a lot more cabs than cops so cabbies will find it first — and they’re more frequently going in places cops typically don’t go, like apartment and motel complex parking lots, back alleys etc. Lastly, once the car is found, a swarm of cabs will descend and surround it because cabbies, like anyone else, love excitement and want to catch bad guys.

Hat tip! Via kottke