Spoof PayPal e-mail

  rezeeg 23:23 11 Jul 2006

Just a warning that this is doing the rounds:

"Feedback Assistance

PayPal is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of buyers and sellers. To protect the security of your account, PayPal employs some of the most advanced security systems in the world and our anti-fraud teams regularly screen the PayPal system for unusual activity.

We are contacting you to inform you that on July 11, 2006 our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement and to ensure that your account has not been compromised, access to your account was limited. Your account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved.

Our system requires further account verification.
Case ID Number: PP-420-219-309

We encourage you to log in and perform the steps necessary to restore your account access as soon as possible. Allowing your account access to remain limited for an extended period of time may result in further limitations on the use of your account and possible account closure.

Click here to restore your account

You can also confirm your identity by logging into your PayPal account at click here. and you will be directed to the verifying page.

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team"

The e-mail heading etc look genuine PayPal, but I think the clue is in the https address. Have forwarded it to PayPal.

  spuds 23:46 11 Jul 2006

Nothing new, been around for ages, they just keep altering the date, and making minor adjustments to the script. If you look, you may find that it suppose to originate from PayPal USA,( the email address is usually incorrect also), and not PayPal UK, who service UK accounts.PayPal are aware of this type of email scam. Don't do anything with it,just delete it.

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