China’s government is trying to trick Apple consumers into signing into a fake iCloud website to mine their username and passwords. Chinese authorities used their “great firewall” to redirect iCloud users to a copycat site, which will instruct them to type their username and passwords in.
A man-in-the-middle attack is being used to gain your username and password if you are traveling or live in china currently. Most Mainstream browsers like Firefox or Google Chrome would yell foul, but the popular Chinese Browser does not. Leaving potentially millions vulnerable to such a man in the middle attack.
If you have logged in recently to one of these sites, it is recommended to turn on two-step authentication Immediately to ensure the privacy of your data.