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"Paypal is Looking Out For You" Phishing Scam

Paypal is Looking Out For You Phishing Scam

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PayPal users, if you have received the "Paypal is Looking Out For You" email message below, which claims their accounts need to be confirmed, is a phishing scam. The fake and fraudulent email message was created and sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into visiting a phishing website that will steal their usernames and passwords.

The "Paypal is Looking Out For You" Scam

From: "service@paypal.com" <informsersakie-nyathdisinidialamka41.mail@dasudfwglhakshdgka.com>

Date: 10/21/19 2:16 PM (GMT-06:00)

To: NmsBgUCf7oZmvAs0WgQyPHjxmglz1o@Ktmv1NHvGn.ygBlni9l9SvkNEi.org

Subject: Account Alert .: Verify Your Account - Support Account Detail Report Sorted by Reference (Transaction Email UP3DAU9BSNTLMQZQG4NJ) / Fw: Nouvelle tentative de connexion d'application. [CASE]

PayPal is looking out for you

At PayPal, your security is a top priority. we’ve taken extra precaution to confirm that your PayPal account is secure and have assigned your account with a temporary limited.

The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal which was created by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into entering their PayPal username, password and credit card information on it. 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. The cyber-criminals/scammers behind the phishing email message will change the website's name, so look out for similar phishing email messages with links that go to different phishing websites.

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 log in from there.

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

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  • March 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM by an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    I just received the dreaded "PayPal is looking out for you" phishing email on today the fourth of March 2020. Just forwarded it to you

  • February 28, 2020 at 1:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    Lord, I did clicked on the email, what should I do?

    • February 28, 2020 at 1:20 PM by info

      Change your passwords.

  • February 7, 2020 at 7:29 AM by info

    "From: "PayPaI Summary" tolonglah862312-KO1Wo7-kejogja879-4576-ko1wo72-77847156@asdgasdf.com

    Date: February 6, 2020 at 1:34:13 PM PST

    Subject: FWD Re: [Summary Report] : We'II not provide our service due to invaIid information Chase ID : #4576176584-548665112.

    PayPal

    PayPal is looking out for you

    At PayPal, safety and security are our top priorities, and we routinely monitor accounts for any unusual activity. we've taken extra precaution to confirm that your PayPal account is secure and have assigned your account with a temporary limited.

    You will need to restore your account to re-access your PayPal account.

    To restore your account:

    Click "Log In Now." In the below section.

    Follow the steps to restore your PayPal account."

    Here is another scam.

  • February 1, 2020 at 9:25 PM by info

    "Von: service@paypaI.com <nw6msi-jnhbhgyt34.rigayunah42@1684-politikus53.nw6msib.kjnbhg34hga.qertilostautocar.com>

    Gesendet: Freitag, 31. Januar 2020, 13:40:31 MEZ

    Betreff: [ RE # Action Requiгed : Impoгtant News ] Suspicious Activity : Youг PayPaI Account Has Been Liмited [M214156N8221] Case 211-335-058 # PayPaI lD - 168421326172

    PayPal is looking out for you

    At PayPal, your security is a top priority. we’ve taken extra precaution to confirm that your PayPal account is secure and have assigned your account with a temporary limited.

    You will need to restore your account to re-access your PayPal account.

    To restore your account:

    1. Click "Log In Now." In the below section.

    2. Follow the steps to restore your PayPal account.

    Log in Now

    Once you’ve done this, your PayPal account will be restored immediately. If you have any questions about your account, please contact us.

    Sincerely,

    PayPal"

    Another scam.

  • January 27, 2020 at 11:18 AM by an anonymous user from: Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Received the following:

    service@paypaI.com <c38nph-jnhbhgyt34.rigayunah42@0674-politikus53.c38nphi.kjnbhg34hga.qertilostvehicles.com>

    To:

    Jan 27 at 4:58 AM

    PayPal is looking out for you

    1. Click "Log In Now." In the below section.

    2. Follow the steps to restore your PayPal account."

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"Paypal is Looking Out For You" Phishing Scam