Imperceptible internet scam to trick Google Chrome users to visit dodgy websites returns

People are being warned about an old phishing technique capable of duping even the most clued-up internet users.

Web developer Xudong Zheng recently created a fake version of, which appears to have the exact same URL as the iPhone-maker’s online store. 

Most people would have no issue clicking on the link, which appears to be completely legitimate. However, its actual URL is: “xn—”.

There’s no malicious intent behind Mr Zheng’s fake, which simply contains a message reading, “Hey there! This may or may not be the site you are looking for! This site is obviously not affiliated with

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