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Paypal Users: Do not Get Found By Phishers
  • prce22burst6
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    This is the link displayed in the e-mail I received. Emergency Plumber contains additional resources concerning where to consider this activity.

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

    Wh... Read Cape Coral Plumbing includes more about where to recognize it.

    There's a growing trend in Paypal phishing scams. The latest Paypal spoof I received warns me that my Paypal consideration is stopped. It asks me to restore full access to my account by logging directly into Paypal. When I click on the link provided in the email, I am sent to a website that looks exactly like the PayPal login page. But the link does not visit Paypal.

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

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

    It really requires you to some page when you click the link.

    It's usually not recommended to select links within an email. If you do, be sure that you are signing to the Paypal website by taking a look at the target location part of your browser.

    When you yourself have already replied to the e-mail, contact your bank or credit card issuers immediately to avoid identity theft. If you wish to test your Paypal account position, personally typ-e PayPal's address into your browser and join normally.

    I was in a position to tell that it was a spoof email because the email started with Dear PayPal member.' Paypal may often address you by your first and last name. They'll never send an email to you and address you as Dear PayPal member or such.

    Still another way to tell if a message is from Paypal would be to consider the full header. Monahansplumbing.Com Fort Myers Water Heater Repair Article includes more concerning the reason for this belief. The header is your indication of perhaps the email is from Paypal or-not. This witty clicky site has several cogent cautions for the inner workings of it. When taking a look at the header it will say who sent the e-mail in the first two lines. Case in-the latest spoof e-mail I received it originated in

    Return-Path: lester@server.ravin.net

    Received: from http://server.ravin.net

    If it doesnt say that it passed through Paypals server, then you know the e-mail is a spoof. The FBI is earnestly investigating these spoofs, so please report any suspicious e-mails by forwarding them to spoof@paypal.com. You may also file a complaint with the Web Fraud Complaint Center at http://www1.ifccfbi.gov/strategy/howtofile.asp..

    More advice regarding defending your Paypal consideration can be found at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=xpt/cps/general/SecuritySpoof-outside

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