Alerts left arrow right arrow   

Phishing Scam - "PayPal Inc Unusual Connection Activities"

Comments  +
Phishing Scam - "PayPal Inc Unusual Connection Activities"

The email message below with the subject: "PayPal Inc Unusual Connection Activities," which claims that PayPal has received a request to reset the recipients' password because there have been unusual log-in activities on their accounts from an unrecognized device, is a phishing scam. The fake 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 a phishing PayPal website, where the recipients will be asked to sign-in. Any information submitted on the fake or phishing PayPal website will be sent to the cyber-criminals, who will use it to hijack their victims' PayPal accounts.

Persons who have already fallen victim to the phishing scam should change their PayPal passwords immediately and check their accounts for discrepancies.

The PayPal Phishing Email Message

Subject: PAYPAL.Inc : Unusual connection Activities 27/01/2016 03:59:47
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:59:47 +0100

Dear Customer,

Unusual log-in activity:

We received a request to reset the password associated with your account from an unrecognised device:
- Location: Germany (IP=
- Date: 27/01/2016 08:21 AM(PST)

If this was you, then you can safely ignore this email.

If you're not sure this was you, a malicious user might have your password. Please review your recent activity and we'll help you take corrective action.

Review recent activity

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 this case, PayPal users should always go directly to

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address:

Comments, Questions and Reviews

Comment(Total: 1)

Write a Comment, Review, or ask a Question or scroll down to view comments, reviews and questions made by others.

Would you recommend this article to a friend or family member?
Yes (0) No (0)   

Submit Comment Write Your Comment, Question or Review

Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.
All comments, questions or reviews will be examined for derogatory or indecent statements, spam or malicous code, before they are posted on this website.

More for you:
Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.