PayPal phishing campaign hits inboxes
Posted on 23 February 2011.
PayPal users should be on the lookout for phishing e-mails with "Please confirm your identity" in the subject line supposedly coming from the service:


The download and a click on the attachment opens up a HTML file that mimics the PayPal's "My Account" page and asks the user to enter its credit card and personal information in order to "remove the limitation" regarding the ability to access the account.

The e-mail itself should raise some suspicions, especially because the e-mail account from which it arrives is not one of PayPal's. But, in general, users should do well to remember that they should never follow links or download attachments from unexpected or unsolicited e-mails, but to go directly to the site in question by typing the URL in the address bar of the browser and log in there to inspect the claims from the e-mail.






Spotlight

Emerging cloud threats and how to address them

Posted on 15 September 2014.  |  Public and community clouds can be appealing targets for hackers looking to disrupt or steal information from scores of organizations with one successful strike. Here are some emerging security threats and issues cloud providers and their clients should be aware of.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Sep 16th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //