Phone phishers target PayPal

Friday, 7 July 2006, 8:48 PM EST

Hi-tech fraudsters are attempting to trick PayPal users into calling a phone number and giving over sensitive credit card account information.

The tactic follows the same patterns as a recently detected "phone phishing" attack targeting customers of the Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. The attack on PayPal shows that the approach is going mainstream.

At The Register.

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