The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic

Subject:  New Security Feature The SRC CODE
From:  PayPal <security@paypal.com>
Date:  Fri, 15 Dec 2006 07:52:17 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "New Security Feature The SRC CODE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Dec 2006 07:52:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal <security@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

 

Dear valued PayPal member: 

We are glad to present you the SRC CODE  PayPal account information needs to be 
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to 
reduce the instance of fraud on our website.  If you could please take 5-10 minutes 
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into 
any future problems with the online service. 
                                     

What is the SRC CODE ?. 
The purpose of the SRC CODE is to colect your network card mac address and to establish a secure connection to your account   

Once you have activated the SRC CODE PayPal will accept the login to your account only from the computer where you made the SRC CODE active in this way your account is 100% protected from any kind of abuse PayPal session will not be 
interrupted and will continue as normal.

Your PayPal SRC code is : 57339492  
To Add This Feature To your Account Click Here

 

Thank You.  
PayPal Security TEAM                                    

Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPal will 
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.

Visit our Privacy Policy and User Agreement if you have any questions. 
http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/gen/ua/policy_privacy-outside