Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Regular Maintenance - Review Your Account Details

From: ""<>

This email with the subject "Regular Maintenance - Review Your Account Details" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Sep 2007 06:52:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was ""<>, although it may have been spoofed.




Protect Your Account Info

Make sure you never provide your password to fraudulent websites.

PayPal will never ask you to enter your password in an email.

PayPal automatically encrypts your confidential information using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with a encryption key length of 128-bits (the highest level commercially available)

Protect Your Password
You should never give your PayPal password to anyone, including PayPal employees.


It has come to our attention that your PayPal billing information is out of date and needs to be updated. If you could take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience to update your billing information, you will not run into any future problems with the online service.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.

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

To update your billing records click on the following link:

This new security issue will help us continue to offer PayPal as a secure and cost-effective payment service. We appreciate your cooperation and assistance.

If you chose to ignore our request, you leave us no chose but to temporally suspend your account.

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.