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David Jenkins

posted on 24/1/19 at 04:35 PM Reply With Quote
Well, that's a new angle!

Just got this email from 'PayPal', complete with typos and other rubbish:

It came with all sorts of realistic PayPal-style headers and 'log in here' buttons - I've reproduced it here in plain text, to void all the dodgy links.

---------------------------------------------%<-------------------------------------------------

PaypaIUKDnm

Dear CIient ,
We regret to inform you of this bad news

We have put your account in the list of limited accounts
because your account is safe and we need a few information to protect your account.

Click the button below and follow the steps simply

Yours Sincerely.

Log in Account

--------------------------------------------%<--------------------------------------------------

Just how stupid do they think I am? (Don't answer that)

I will shortly forward this to PayPal's scam unit, once I get their address off their site (not via this link!). UPDATE: spoof@paypal.com

[Edited on 24/1/19 by David Jenkins]





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ReMan

posted on 24/1/19 at 04:50 PM Reply With Quote
Quality
Sadly relying on the percetage that really are that stupid and living in a cave





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gremlin1234

posted on 24/1/19 at 05:13 PM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ReMan and living in a cave
a cave with internet access, sounds like perfect man cave

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nick205

posted on 24/1/19 at 05:21 PM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ReMan
Quality
Sadly relying on the percetage that really are that stupid and living in a cave



Too true - what scares me more is the fact there's people out there who actually fall for this!

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David Jenkins

posted on 25/1/19 at 07:48 AM Reply With Quote
PayPal's response was quick - I've received two (genuine) emails from them since reporting the email.





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