The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  PayPal Securiy Measures
From:  "PayPal" <>
Date:  Sun, 05 Nov 2006 02:32:37 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "PayPal Securiy Measures" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 05 Nov 2006 02:32:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "PayPal" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear valued PayPal member:

It has come to our attention that there has been a number of attempts of hacking into your personal Paypal account. These are now under our investigation and we shall need your assistance in order to provide you with a more secure online banking environment. You are able to log into your account but all your payments are suspended untill you update your personal information. Identity protection matters. And Paypal works day and night to help keep your identity safe. That's why it has come to our attention that your 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 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.

If you do not comply with our effort, your account will be temporarly suspended, until further notice.

Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

To login to your PayPal account and update your records click on the following personal PayPal link:


Thank You for using PayPal!

The PayPal Team


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


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 click the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.


PayPal Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United States as an electronic money institution.

PayPal Email ID PP359