Apple is well-known for its commitment to user privacy, and its devices have a reputation for being incredibly secure and resistant to viruses. Across the board, that’s a reputation that’s well-earned.
But despite that, users of Apple devices and platforms can still be prone to scams — malicious attacks that prey on user trust to solicit sensitive information, login credentials or even financial details.
This isn’t strictly an Apple problem; scams exist across all tech platforms, but they’re notable because they can affect users of Apple’s normally secure platforms.
Use the right arrow to browse 11 of the most common Apple-related scams — and what you can do to protect yourself.