This email with the subject "PayPal - Critical Account Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Dec 2007 14:38:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "PayPal Accounts Department"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear PayPal Customer Due to concerns of account frauds, for the safety and integrity of you PayPal account we have issued this warning message. We have recently determined that different computers have tried logging into your PayPal account, and multiple password failures were present before the logons. We now need you to re-confirm your account information with PayPal so that we can properly protect you and your information.Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal account service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. However, if the information is not confirmed in 48 hours time from receiving this message, we will be forced to suspend your account indefinitely. To update your account records, please click on the following link or enter it in your Internet browser: http://188.8.131.52/users/test/PayPal/secure-login/cgi-bin/index.php NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your ISP. Thank you for your patience in this matter. We apologize for any inconveniences. © Copyright © 1999-2007 PayPal. All rights reserved.