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Maintenance of Your PayPal Account!
24th May 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
24th May 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address <>
Maintenace of Your PayPal Account!
disguised link leads to bogus web content - submitted form data is captured by a local script (located on same web server)
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content
The unseen URL of the pop up style window is - which back traces to a web host based in the USA

1. Employs script to open the genuine home page as a backdrop to the bogus page which is opened in a pop up style window to give the impression that it was generated by the genuine page.


" Dear PayPal valued member, Thank you for using PayPal services! In order to keep maintenance of your account and confirm ownership of this email address, you'll need to click on the following link and enter your account information: "...


If you have received this email, please remember that it is very common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first, although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.


The Spoof Email ...

Maintenace of Your PayPal Account!


The bogus web page ...

Maintenace of Your PayPal Account!


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