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  • Fake Red Cross emails link to private PayPal account

    02.07.2012

    A rather generic but well-crafted fake American Red Cross email has recently been hitting inboxes around the world and asking recipients for donations: As the offered link can be seen leading to a legitimate PayPal account, users might feel safe following it.

  • Fake "confirm PayPal account" emails lead to phishing

    27.06.2012

    An extremely legitimate looking email supposedly coming from PayPal has been hitting inboxes in the last few days, trying to trick customers of the popular e-payment giant to follow a link embedded in it, Webroot warns.

  • PayPal sets up bug bounty program

    22.06.2012

    Joining the likes of Google, Facebook, Mozilla and others, PayPal has announced that it will be offering money for information about security bugs that affect their site (www.paypal.com).

  • Sophisticated bogus PayPal emails lead to phishing

    15.05.2012

    PayPal users are currently being targeted with emails purportedly coming from the e-payment giant and asking for their help: Dear Customer, We need your help resolving an issue with your account.

  • Fake PayPal payment notification leads to malware

    02.05.2012

    PayPal might have passed the torch of the most phished brand to China’s Taobao.com, but that doesn't mean that phishers and other scammers have stopped delivering emails supposedly sent by the e-commerce giant.




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