This is the link displayed in the email I received.

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run

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There's a rising trend in Paypal phishing scams. The newest Paypal spoof I received warns me that my Paypal bill is suspended. I-t asks me to recover full access to my account by logging into Paypal. When I click on the link provided in the mail, I'm sent to an internet site that looks exactly like the PayPal login page. But the link does not go to Paypal. Identify extra info on the affiliated URL - Click here: link emperor.

This is the link shown in the email I received.

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run

It actually takes you to a phisers page when you click on the link.

It's usually maybe not advisable to click on links within an email. Clicking read linkemperor likely provides warnings you might give to your friend. Be sure that you are signing to the Paypal site by taking a look at the target location section of your browser, if you do.

Contact your bank or credit card companies immediately to prevent identity theft, If you have already responded to the deceptive email. If you want to test your Paypal consideration position, by hand typ-e PayPal's address in-to your browser and log-in normally. Visit rankings link emperor to explore how to see about this hypothesis.

I was in a position to tell that it was a spoof email as the email started with Dear PayPal member.' Paypal will often address you by your first and last name. They will never send you an email and handle you as Dear PayPal member or such.

Another way to tell if a message is from Paypal would be to consider the full header. The header is the indication of whether the email is from Paypal or-not. When considering the header it will say who sent the email in the very first two lines. Case in-the latest spoof mail I received it originated from

Return-Path: lester@server.ravin.net

Received: from http://server.ravin.net

If it doesnt say that it passed through Paypals host, then you definitely know the e-mail is just a spoof. Visit this site to compare where to allow for it. The FBI is actively investigating these spoofs, so please report any suspicious messages by sending them to spoof@paypal.com. You can also file a complaint with the Net Fraud Complaint Center at http://www1.ifccfbi.gov/strategy/howtofile.asp..

More guidance regarding protecting your Paypal account are available at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=xpt/cps/general/SecuritySpoof-outside

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