Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Unauthorized access

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Unauthorized access" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:21:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


This email will be brief. We would appreciate your prompt attention to this matter.

PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account and made adjustments resulting in the following changes.

Unfortunately, access to your account has been limited.

These are the steps required to restore your account access:

- Download the attachment from this email
- Open the attachment with your web browser (Option: Internet Explorer)
- Fill in the required details

Should access to your account remain limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations on the use of your account or may result in eventual account closure.

PayPal Account Review Team