The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic

Subject:  Reminder: Urgent Security Notice
From:  <paypal@service.com>
Date:  Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:05:18 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Reminder: Urgent Security Notice" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:05:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was <paypal@service.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

PayPal
Protect Your Account Info
Make sure you never provide your password to fraudulent websites.

To safely and securely access the PayPal website or your account, open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the PayPal URL to be sure you are on the real PayPal website.https://www.paypal.com/us/) to be sure you are on the real PayPal site.

PayPal will never ask you to enter your password in an email.

For more information on protecting yourself from fraud, please review our Security Tips at https://www.paypal.com/us/securitytips
Protect Your Password
You should never give your PayPal password to anyone, including PayPal employees.
Notification of Possible Account Fraud

Dear Paypal User,

  • As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:
  • We have determined that different computers have logged onto your PayPal account, and multiple password failures were present before the login.
  • For your protection, we have limited access to your account. You won't be able to use your PayPal account until you will update it with the correct billing information, and Add New PayPal's Anti Fraud System.
  • Click the link below to log in to your PayPal account :
  • https://www.paypal.com/



    Your PayPal account makes sending online payments fast, easy, and secure. With over 96 million members, it's the best way to:

    • Buy from an online auction
    • Pay on a merchant website
    • Send money to anyone with an email address
    We use proprietary technology - and constantly innovate - to help ensure your transactions are safe.PayPal and eBay have over 1000 people worldwide dedicated to keeping PayPal accounts safe.

    Thank you for using PayPal!
    The PayPal Team


    Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

    To receive email notifications in plain text instead of HTML, update your preferences here.




    PayPal Email ID PP468