The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Update Your Account Informations
From:  PayPal <service@paypal.com>
Date:  Tue, 02 Jan 2007 04:15:08 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Update Your Account Informations" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Jan 2007 04:15:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal <service@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

PayPal

Information Regarding Your account:
Dear PayPal Member:

Attention! Your PayPal account has been violated!

Someone with ip address 149.225.126.87 tried to access your personal account!


Please click the link below and enter your account information on the following page to confirm that you are not currently away. You have 3 days to confirm account information or your account will be locked.

Click here to activate your account



You can also confirm your email address by logging into your PayPal account at
http://paypal.com/
. Click on the "Confirm email" link in the Activate Account box and then enter this confirmation number: 1036-8535-4511-9500-3892

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the "Help" link in the footer of any page.
PayPal Email ID PP059
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 login page (http://paypal.com/) 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.