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Change Paypal Password Now!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Kuldheep89, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. Kuldheep89

    Kuldheep89 BANNED BANNED

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    Hi boys and girls,

    Just now I receiving this email!

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    Lucky paypal emails me! I quickly updated my informations and changed password as instructed.

    Please do so before you gets hacked!!
     
  2. H41822

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    Hahahaha i hope you are not serious..
    This is a phising mail :D

    You should change your password again, if you dont want any headache soon.
     
  3. whitecat1

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    Sorry maybe i'm dumb but i don't get it, is this a hack email to try to get your password, or was paypal hacked for serious like Yahoo?
     
  4. Nut-Nights

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    lol really op ?
     
  5. UltimateMaleModel

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    As we can see here this sort of trick still works.
     
  6. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Click here to update your "informations".

    Informations.
     
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  8. islandman1010

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    ... informations..... That's not even a word. Plus Paypal will always use your name such as Dear Mr We Just Hacked You... ..........
     
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  9. javabro

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    clickDispute : where is the space between ?
     
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  10. VonMesser

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    Around 2 hours ago there was a Password dump in " balockae.online" with emails and Paswords but hashed ...
     
  11. VonMesser

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  12. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    On one of those links I shared, someone listed common characteristics of these scam emails.

    1. They often contain bad language. Remember badly written sentences and spelling and grammatical errors. Pay attention! The trend is that fewer errors are false email.
    Check!
    "... An unusual activity", the space before the comma after the word "password", "informations", no space between click and dispute, etcetera. Check!

    2. Often lacking a personal salutation. You will be addressed as "Dear Customer" or "Dear Sir / mevrouw'.Toch there are fake emails which can indeed be addressed with your name, so stay alert.
    "Hello". Check!

    3. A vague e-mail address that was used as a shipping address.
    Probably.

    4. Scammers want you to click on a link and use frequently. They also put colorful buttons.
    Big orange button. Check!
     
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  13. Athrem

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    Like said above, the email you have recieved is most likely a scam email. Somebody is probably targeting you..
     
  14. Kabone

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    Phishing scam. Paypal will always address you by your first and last name. Never just "Hello," or "Dear Paypal User,". There are tons of spelling and grammar issues with this as well. This is NOT from PayPal, if you click the link and try to log in, it will record your keystrokes and will give the attacker the info needed to login to your paypal account. Please disregard this email or send it to spoof@paypal.com without altering anything so they can investigate and try to catch the attacker.
     
  15. Checkmate

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    Thanks for the heads up, I searched through my Gmail spam folder and found this exact email and updated my password as well. :rolleyes:
     
  16. Aesteroth

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    Gone Phishing... I hope OP reads this thread...
     
  17. eNzim

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    What if this guy is the scammer him/herself?
    I mean... If I was that person, I'd warn the people as well, so they check their emails if they have notifications from pp and..
    So, I don't think he is that stupid..