PayPal spoof e-mail.

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by the Tester, Sep 8, 2008.

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  1. the Tester

    the Tester Registered Member

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    Two days ago was the first time that I have received a spoof e-mail claiming to be from PayPal. It was an urgent message about my account being limited etc..
    I visited the linked site on Opera and a fraudulent site message popped up.
    I forwarded the e-mail to PayPal.
    I appreciate the fraudulent site feature in Opera.:thumb:
    And beware that there is another fake email floating around for those using PayPal.
     
  2. kC_

    kC_ Registered Member

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    to be honest it shouldnt take a browser to realise that;)
     
  3. the Tester

    the Tester Registered Member

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    No kidding?
    The post served as a heads up to PayPal users and an observation of Opera's fraudulent site feature.
     
  4. jrmhng

    jrmhng Registered Member

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    Paypal phishing has been around for a while now. Its not limited to paypal either...
     
  5. Escalader

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    What was the site? I want to enter it in my blocked sites list. TY
     
  6. the Tester

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    I didn't keep the fake web site address.
     
  7. Escalader

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    too bad, i like to block sites like that:'(
     
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