apple-id was just registered and used on
icloud -- but not by myself. Perhaps a Christmas present erroneously associated with my e-mail, or maybe not. Could be malicious. Either way I want to secure the account which has been hijacked.
As it's a web-app, I asked on webapps:
then found I was able to gain control of a "fake" type, spam-trap, account:
So I also asked on the apple forum:
Not looking to spam the internet, but this is annoying and moderately concerning. So, asking apple experts here:
How do I gain access to the account associated with my e-mail not having knowledge of the associated phone number? Because I'm not able to proceed past that point.