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Look out and be careful of phishing email Paypal scam!

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by freakymonday, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. freakymonday

    freakymonday Junior Member Premium Member

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    Hey my fellow Blackhatters!

    Hope everyone's doing fine, if not, remember that you are not alone in this World and don't be afraid to ask for the help:)

    So, today I received the email (http://i.imgur.com/iD1Zy0m.png) supposedly from Paypal saying that they reviewed my account and to verify my info I need to login into my Paypal account to remove limitation, so when you press link in email it actually goes to clone website and that's how they steal your details.

    If you look at the top you can see that e-mail is from: [email protected] , but it is just the label, the real sender's e-mail address in this instance is [email protected], you can easily find out this by pressing "replay button", it won't go back to Paypal.

    This email didn't go into Spam so I would guess that many upon many people will actually try to login and give their real email and password to scammer. It is actually really scary.
    That's why I wanted to let you know to be vigilant when receiving unusual emails from Paypal.

    Please bookmark this website http://hoax-slayer.com/phishing-scam-articles.shtml

    Thanks and have a nice day,

    p.s.

    If you have anything to add please feel free to join discussion:)
     
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  2. jdog37

    jdog37 Power Member

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    The grammer in the email makes it pretty obvious that it is fake.

    "We're reviewed payment in your Paypal account."

    "But it's looks like this not your authority, in case of that we must take action and limited your Paypal account for your safety"

    Pretty lame but be careful anyway guys. Never click a link in an email to go to any account... Always go through your browser.
     
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  3. donenvy

    donenvy Junior Member

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    I never believe half the stuff that comes through on email and check everything
     
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    I never read paypals emails. Most of them are bullshit advertisements, paid invoices, or an account summary. I can find out all of it on my own. Thanks for warning other IMers though.