The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic

Subject:  PayPal Account Update
From:  PayPal Service <service@online-payp.com>
Date:  Sun, 09 Sep 2007 20:08:44 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "PayPal Account Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 09 Sep 2007 20:08:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal Service <service@online-payp.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

PayPal

Dear PayPal Member,

It has come to our attention that your PayPal Billing Information records are out of date. That requires you to update the Billing Information.
Failure to update your records will result in account termination. Please update your records within 24 hours. Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. Failure to update will result in cancellation of service, Terms of Service (TOS) violations or future billing problems.

You must click the link below and enter your login information on the following page to confirm your Billing Information records.

Click here to activate your account




You can also confirm your email address by logging into your PayPal account at https://www.paypal.com/us/. Click on the "Confirm email" link in the Activate Account box and then enter this confirmation number: 1542-9210-4796-0162-9135



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 PP059
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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 (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.