Got This 'phishing' email again:

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Subject: PayPal Accounts Review Department

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your PayPal account from a foreign IP address.

If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in attempts may have been initiated by you. However if you are the rightful holder of the account,click on the link below to log into the account and follow the instructions.


https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run

If you choose not to complete the request, you give us no choice but to suspend your account temporary.

It takes at least 72 hours for the investigation in this case and we strongly recommend you to verify your account at that time.

If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of PayPal policy to represent oneself as an other PayPal user.Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. PayPal is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided at the request or law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

PayPal Account Review Department.
From: PayPal Service Department

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A 'phishing' email is one that pretends to be from a company or bank like eBay, PayPal, WAMU, Suntrust etc, and which asks you, (for various reasons), to enter your account data, such as login details. These scams are often supported by fake spoof websites, and victims are tricked into thinking they are logging to a real website. Phishing is a form of identity theft, where fraudsters steal your identity and personal information to gain access to your accounts or commit other crimes using your persona.

Now what to do when y0u got mail like this? I would suggest that you forward all those look real 'phishing' email to spoof@millersmiles.co.uk to have a database of all those 'phishing' email . This is to help others so that next time when they got email like this, when in doubt they can google search about it and get all the info they need from millersmiles.co.uk - the website that is dedicated to anti-phishing service and identifying theft email scams
Check this page out and you will find all sorts of identified phishing mail

Let's catch the scammers out there and prevent more victims from falling into their traps.And remember NEVER NEVER click any links or attachment in those phishing email.

1. For Safe Log In: To log in to your PayPal account or access the PayPal website, open a new web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the following: https://www.

2. Greeting: Emails from PayPal will address you by your first and last name or the business name associated with your PayPal account. Fraudulent emails often include the salutation "Dear PayPal User" or "Dear PayPal Member".

3. Request for Personal Information: If we require information from you, we will notify you in an email and request that you enter the information only after you have safely and securely logged in to your PayPal account.


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2 comments:

    Helen said...

    Hey, I think you're making a bundle. That is why they are targetting you. Need any help to finish your funds? :-P

    *cepat cepat hide**

  1. ... on 4:19 PM  
  2. X'tina said...

    Helen,
    Sure, come over to Kuching here and I chia you the famous Sarawak laksa and Sarawak kolo mee.
    Nope I am only making a nip, that's why can only chia you laksa and kolo mee and not shark fin.

  3. ... on 8:52 PM