The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Phishing, ID Theft o

Subject:  You or someone had used your account from different locations
From:  PayPal <security@onlineupdate.com>
Date:  Mon, 05 Mar 2012 01:09:03 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "You or someone had used your account from different locations" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Mar 2012 01:09:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was PayPal <security@onlineupdate.com>, although it may have been spoofed.



Dear PayPal Member,

We recently reviewed your account, and we are suspecting that your PayPal account may
have been accessed from an unauthorized computer.

This may be due to changes in your IP address or location. Protecting the security of your
account and of the PayPal network is our primary concern.

We are asking you to immediately login and report any unauthorized withdrawals, and check
your account profile to make sure no changes have been made.

To protect your account please follow the instructions below:

       * DO NOT SHARE YOUR PASSWORD WITH OTHEaR USERS

       * LOG OFF AFTER USING YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT

Please click on the following link, to verify your account activity:

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

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your support in helping us
maintaining the integrity of the entire PayPal system.

Please login as soon as possible.

Thank you,
PayPal Security Center.