PayPal users, be aware of fake "PayPal Statement Update Login with Google Chrome from Taiwan" emails like the one below, claiming that the recipients' PayPal account was signed into from Google Chrome, Taiwan. The fake emails 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.
The "PayPal Statement Update Login with Google Chrome from Taiwan" Scam
Submitted : Statement update login with Google Chrome From Taiwan, Province of China - Customer Update Information. #82131749
service@intI.paypaI.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu 4/30/2020 5:19 PM
We just want to confirm that you have changed your password. If you have not been modified, please log in your PayPal account now..
Log in again to your PayPal account
Maintain dear unauthorized people PayPal and your account information.
Tips to protect your password:
Never share your password with anyone.
Create passwords that are difficult to guess and do not use personal information. Be sure to include upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols.
Use a different password for each of your online accounts.
The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website 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 log in from there.