Paypal Users: Don't Get Found By Phishers

Here is the link shown in the email I received.


There is a growing trend in Paypal phishing scams. Click here via to learn how to allow for it. The most recent Paypal spoof I received warns me that my Paypal bill has been stopped. It asks me to restore complete access to my account by logging in to Paypal. I'm delivered to a website that looks just like the PayPal login page, when I select the link provided in the mail. For another way of interpreting this, please consider looking at: Video Pc software. Get further on the affiliated URL - Hit this web page: go here. However the link does not visit Paypal.

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When you click the link it really requires you into a page.

It is generally maybe not a good idea to click links in an mail. Be sure that you are signing into the Paypal website by considering the address location section of your browser, if you do.

When you have already replied to the e-mail, contact your bank or credit card companies immediately to prevent identity theft. If you wish to check your Paypal account position, by hand sort PayPal's address into your browser and join normally.

I was in a position to tell that it was a spoof email since the email started with Dear PayPal member.' Paypal can often address you by your first and last name. They will never send a note to you and address you as Dear PayPal member or such.

Yet another way to tell if an email is from Paypal is to go through the full header. The email header is the indication of perhaps the email is from Paypal or not. When looking at the header it should say who sent the email in the first two lines. Case in-the latest spoof e-mail I received it originated in

Return-Path: [email protected]

Received: from

If it doesnt say that it passed through Paypals host, then you definitely know the e-mail is just a spoof. The FBI is earnestly investigating these spoofs, so please report any suspicious messages by sending them to [email protected] You can even file a complaint with the Internet Fraud Complaint Center at

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