"Paypal We've Detected Unusual Activity" Phishing Scam

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Paypal Weve Detected Unusual Activity Phishing Scam

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PayPal users, if you have received the "Paypal We've Detected Unusual Activity" email message below, which claims that unusual activity has been detected on your PayPal account, please note that it 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 We've Detected Unusual Activity" Scam

From: JeffreyLLandwehr@Safe-mail.net

To: spoof@paypal.com

Subject: PayPaI:We've detected unusual activity

Date: Sat, 18 May 2019 11:53:04 -0400

From : 1-410-200-505

FRM:Service

SUBJ:PayPaI:We've detected unusual activity.

MSG:hxxp://www.Msg8019Sent.com

Date : 05/018/2019 11:19 am

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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  • February 12, 2020 at 10:09 AM by an anonymous user from London, England, United Kingdom

    'Paypal Paypa' phishing scam :-The following message from PHONE NUMBER: 07716098342 or e mail hxxp://paypaonlineuser.info

    We've detected unusual activity on your account . Someone else tried to login to your account from a different IP .

    We've limited your account for security reasons to unlock your account login via

    hxxp://paypaonlineuser.info & update your account

    Registrar URL: www.namecheap.com

    Registrar Abuse Contact Email: email@namecheap.com

    Organization:WhoisGuard, Inc.

    State:Panama

    Country:PA

    remove

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