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Beware of "Automatic Secure, Unauthorized Activity from Your Account‏‏‏" PayPal Phishing Scam

2015-12-24T23:23:16 -  +
Beware of "Automatic Secure, Unauthorized Activity from Your Account‏‏‏" PayPal Phishing Scam

The email message below: "Automatic Secure, Unauthorized Activity from Your Account‏‏‏," which claims that the recipients should log into their PayPal accounts to resolve the limitations on them, 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 the fake and phishing website: "paypal-limit .center". The fake and phishing 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' accounts.

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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

From: support@inlp-paypal.info
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 20:52:05 +0000
Subject: Automatic Secure, Unauthorized Activity from Your Account‏‏‏

Paypal

Reference #PP-003- 523- 016-361

Account Status Update Response required

Confirm your account information

Log in to resolve Iimitation on your account

This email contains important information about your Paypal account. Paypal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system.

We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with a secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be Iimited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologise for the inconvenience..to help protect your account, no one can send money or withdraw money.in addition, no one can close your account, send refunds, remove any bank accounts, or remove credit cards.

What's going on?

We're concerned that someone may be using your PayPal account without your knowledge. Recent activity from your account seems to have occurred from a new location or under circumstances that may be different to usual.

What to do?

Log In to your Paypal account as soon as possible. We may ask you to confirm information you provided when you created your account to make sure you're the account holder . You should also do the following for your own protection:

Log In : Check your account overview (cardholder name, credit card, etc.) to make sure they're accurate.

Review your account activity to make sure you recognise the transactions recently made.

Report any unknown or unauthorised activity. Go to the Resolution Centre and click

Dispute a Transaction.

What's next?

Once you've completed all the tasks, we'll respond within 48 hours.

If you've already restored your account, thank you and please disregard this message.

If you need help or have any questions, call us at +65-4540-4544, 7:00 WIB to 21:00 WIB from Monday to Friday, 8:00 WIB to 17:00 WIB from Saturday to Sunday. Sincerely, .

Yours sincerely,

Paypal

Paypal Email ID PP1776 - 849108b72b64

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.

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  • Posted: Aug 29, 2016 at 10:47 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: PayPal
    Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 1969 5:00 PM
    Subject: Unauthorized Activity

    Dear Client,

    Your account has been limited until we hear from you.

    We frequently check the activities of our clients account.
    Earlier this week, we have found a few violations from your PayPal account.

    Thus, our security team had to limit your account and
    hope to get further information from you in order to reinstate
    the access in your account.

    We have provided an attachment file for you to simply open and confirm
    your identity with us. Please do this as soon as you can.

    We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Thank you,
    PayPal"

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 22, 2016 at 5:07 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

    I received such an email on 22/1/16 and have deleted with no further action.

    delete


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