However, people who click on the link are exposing their phone to malware that may be used to steal personal or financial information.
If you receive one of these messages, you should advise the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network and delete it. Do not click on any links included in the message.
If you do inadvertently click on such a link please let us know, along with key service providers such as banks, private companies and government agencies, and change all usernames and passwords associated with your accounts. Ask your service providers to monitor your accounts for evidence of suspicious activity.
In addition, you should confirm that all operating systems and applications are up to date, and you are running the latest security software.
If you are unsure about activity associated with your iTunes account, log in directly to the official Apple iTunes website and check for any alerts or messages there.
This article originally appeared at Stay Smart Online.