Paypal Users: Do not Get Caught By Phishers
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03-01-2016, 01:48 PM

Here is the link shown in the e-mail I received.


There's a rising trend in Paypal phishing scams. The most recent Paypal spoof I received warns me that my Paypal bill is suspended. My mother found out about by browsing Google Books. It requires me to recover full access to my account by logging in to Paypal. When I select the link provided in the email, I am delivered to an internet site that looks just like the PayPal login page. However the link doesn't visit Paypal. Identify more about by navigating to our grand web page.

Here is the link shown in the e-mail I received.

When you click the link it actually takes you to a page.

It is usually not a good idea to click links within an mail. Make sure that you're signing in to the Paypal website by considering the address area part of your browser, if you do.

Contact your bank or credit card companies immediately to avoid identity theft, In case you have already replied to the mail. If you want to check on your Paypal account position, personally kind PayPal's address into your browser and log-in normally.

I was in a position to tell that it was a spoof email because the email started with Dear PayPal member.' Paypal will always address you by your first and last name. My brother found out about by searching Google Books. They'll never send you a message and handle you as Dear PayPal member or such.

Yet another way to tell if a message is from Paypal is always to look at the entire header. The email header is the indication of if the email is from Paypal or-not. When considering the header it will say who sent the email in the very first two lines. Example in-the latest spoof email I received it originated from


Received: from

If it doesnt say that it passed through Paypals machine, then you definitely know the email is a spoof. The FBI is actively investigating these spoofs, therefore please report any suspicious emails by sending them to You can even file a complaint with the Net Fraud Complaint Center at Learn further about by going to our elegant use with.

More advice regarding defending your Paypal consideration is found at

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