PayPal Phishing Scam - "Attention - Your Account will be Closed"
Dec 12, 2015
The email message below: "Attention: Your Account will be Closed," which claims that there is a problem with the recipients' account and the recipients need to activate their accounts, is a phishing scam. The fake email message was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients clicking on one of the links in it, which will take the recipients to a fake and phishing website.
Please continue reading below.
Any information submited on the fake and phishing website will be sent to the cyber-criminals, who will use it to hijack the recipients' accounts. Persons who have already fallen victim to the phishing scam should change their PayPal passwords immediately and check their accounts for any discrepancy. And, never visit the fake and phishing website: "www.validation-secure.com."
The PayPal Phishing Email Message
Subject: Attention: Your Account will be Closed
Notice of changes to the PayPal user agreement.
Log in to your PayPall account as soon as possible
We have recently encountered a problem in your account.
when you created your PayPal account to make sure you're the account holder
Click the Activation link and Follow the instructions. !
Get more out of your account
Now is the time to make your PayPal account even more useful:
Get up-to-date information about your payments.
Add or withdraw money from your PayPal account.
See a detailed transaction history.
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