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"Reminder - Update Your Information Now" - PayPal Phishing Scam

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"Reminder - Update Your Information Now" - PayPal Phishing Scam

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PayPal users beware of the phishing PayPal email message below, which claims PayPal has limit access to their accounts due to invalid information and they should click on the link within the email to update their information, which will restore full access. The fake email was sent by cyber-criminals to trick PayPal users into clicking on a link within it, which will take them to a fake or phishing PayPal website. The fake website will then attempt to steal their PayPal credentials and credit card information. So, it is important that you remember never click on a link to sign into your PayPal account.instead, always go directly to www.paypal.com.

The Fake or Phishing PayPal Email Message

From: service@intl.paypal.com <protokol@verivsationzi. onmicrosoft.com>

Subject: Reminder: Update your information now! (Reason ID# 001-0078-3455-4254)‏

Notice

Policy Updates

Dear [email address removed],

update your account due invalid information

We regularly check your information of your PayPaI account.

Your account has InvaIid information. Therefore, we have Iimited your account and can not offer the service for you.

What can I do?

Update accοunt information

Using ΡayΡaI logo in the list of auction or website What can't I do?

Send or receive money

Withdraw money from yοur accοunt

Add or remove a card & bank accοunt

Dispute a transaction

What to do next?

You have 2 days from now to fully restore your account access through the Resolution center. If we don't receive the information before this deadline, your account access may be further Iimited.

Log In Now

The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website that was designed by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into entering their PayPal username, password and credit card information.

If the requested information is submitted by the potential victims, it will be sent to the cybercriminals, who will use it to steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.

If you are tricked into submitting your PayPal credentials and credit card information on the fake web page, please change your PayPal password immediately and contact your bank and let them know that you have submitted your credit card information on a phishing website.

Remember, never click on a link to sign into your PayPal account, always go directly to: www.paypal.com and login from there.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • February 20, 2019 at 1:09 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Update Your Information Now !!!

    support <customers@confirm.net>

    Wed 2/20/2019 8:41 AM

    PayPal

    You must update your informations.

    Dear,

    Some information on your account appears to be missing or incorrect.

    We're updating our eligibility requirements for PayPal Purchase Protection and Seller Protection.

    Please update your information promptly so that you can continue to enjoy

    all the benefits of your paypal account.

    If you don't update your information within 72 hours. we'll closed.

    What you can do with your paypal account?

    We aim to review your account within 72 hours.

    Please click the link below to see the steps you'll need to complete you update.

    Note: If no steps are currently listed, please check back in 24 hours

    Log in Now

    The security of your PayPal account is a top priority for us and we want to work together to help protect it.

    Sincerely,

    PayPal"

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"Reminder - Update Your Information Now" - PayPal Phishing Scam