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Paypal Users: Do not Get Found By Phishers
12-08-2017, 07:22 PM
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Big Grin Paypal Users: Do not Get Found By Phishers
This is actually the link displayed in the email I received. If you are concerned with families, you will certainly require to read about


There's a growing trend in Paypal phishing scams. The newest Paypal spoof I received warns me that my Paypal consideration has been suspended. I-t requires me to recover complete access to my account by logging directly into Paypal. I am sent to a website that looks just like the PayPal login page, when I click on the link provided in the mail. However the link does not go to Paypal.

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

It actually requires you to a site when you click on the link.

It's usually not recommended to click links in an mail. If you do, make sure that you are signing in to the Paypal site by looking at the target area part of your browser. For further information, we recommend people gander at: tour

In case you have already replied to the fake email, contact your bank or credit card issuers immediately to avoid identity theft. Should you desire to check your Paypal bill position, by hand typ-e PayPal's address in-to your browser and join normally.

I was in a position to tell that it was a spoof email because the email began with Dear PayPal member.' Paypal can always address you by your first and last name. They'll never send a note to you and handle you as Dear PayPal member or such.

Still another way to tell if an email is from Paypal is to consider the entire header. The email header can be your indication of if the email is from Paypal or-not. When considering the header it will say who sent the e-mail in the initial two lines. Case in the latest spoof e-mail I received it originated from


Received: from

If it doesnt say that it passed through Paypals machine, you then know the e-mail is a spoof. The FBI is actively investigating these spoofs, so please report any suspicious emails by sending them to You can even file a complaint with the Internet Fraud Complaint Center at This provocative wiki has various powerful suggestions for the reason for it. Browse here at the link the infographic to compare the reason for this thing.

More advice regarding defending your Paypal consideration are available at

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