Beware of “Important - Confirm Your Information” PayPal Phishing Scam
May 29, 2016
The email message below: "Important: Confirm Your Information," which claims that the recipients' need to confirm their information in order to access their accounts, is a phishing scam. The fake or fraudulent email message was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into clicking on one of the links in it, which will take them to the fake and phishing website. The fake and phishing website, which looks exactly like the legitimate PayPal website, should not be visited and the instructions on it should never be followed, because any information submitted on it will be sent to the cyber-criminals, who will use it to hijack their victims' PayPal accounts.
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Persons who have already fallen victim to the phishing scam should change their PayPal passwords immediately before they are hijacked, and check their accounts for discrepancies.
The Phishing PayPal Email Message
[Important]:Confirm your informations. 20/05/2016
Support (P.A.Y.P.A.L@Services.com) PαyPαl
You have received this email for security reasons.
We will ask you to confirm your information to access again your account.We will give you 3 days to update your informations or we will suspend your account forever.
Please click the button below confirm my account now
If you receive this email in Spam folder please mark it as not spam due to our new security update.
What is the problem ?
Your card issuer has informed our team that it has been used without your permission. We just want to make sure that you have well authorized all payments.
If you have any problem please contact our help center,
It is important for online users to remember that they should never sign into their accounts by clicking on a link. They should always go directly to their online accounts' websites and sign-in from there instead.
Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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