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The "PayPal You Sent Payment to Cleverbridge, Inc" Phishing Scams

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The "PayPal You Sent Payment to Cleverbridge, Inc" Phishing Scams

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PayPal users, be aware of fake PayPal email messages claiming that you have sent money to Cleverbridge, Inc. The fake or phishing email messages are being sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into clicking on a link within them that goes to a fake or phishing PayPal web page. The fake webpage will then attempt to steal PayPal credentials and credit card information. So, it is important that PayPal users remember never to click on a link to sign into their PayPal accounts. They should instead, always go directly to www.paypal.com.

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A "PayPal You Sent Payment to Cleverbridge, Inc" Phishing Scam

From: service@paypal.com service-account-paypalovdplvvalibabpyebbjbfuehrj@faeaew.com

Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 11:15 AM

Subject: Re: [Invoice Received] [New Statement] [Paypal Info] You sent a payment of $59.88 USD to cleverbridge, Inc at 11/20/2018 4:15:23 PM

PayPal logo 11/20/2018 4:15:23 PM

Transaction ID: 9SA57818XL053022U

Hello,

You sent a payment of $59.88 USD to cleverbridge, Inc

(cs@cleverbridge.com)

It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.

Merchant

cleverbridge, Inc

cs@cleverbridge.com Instructions to merchant

You haven't entered any instructions.

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Description Unit Price Qty Amount

MacKeeper Premium - #96782658

$59.88 USD

1

$59.88 USD

Subtotal

Total

Payment

$59.88 USD

$59.88 USD

$59.88 USD

Invoice ID: 2950320884

The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website at hxxps://webapps-dispute.redirectme.net/signin/ that was designed by cyber criminals 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 and contact them for help immediately. Also, 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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