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Verify and update your PayPal information
1st September 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
1st September 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address
PayPal Support Center <>
Verify and update your PayPal information

Spoof webpage captures entered details and forwards them using a local script.

Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content

disguised as:

traced to a server in Israel.


1. Email requests you visit spoof Paypal site to keep your acount active and prevent suspension by entering your details. Details are captured by the spoof webpage and forwarded to a local script.

2. Paypal never send out emails to their users requesting details like this.

3. Spoof site displays a login page before you can continue. Easy to enter your details without thinking - be vigilente!


" Dear valued PayPal ® member :It has come to our attention that your PayPal ® account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. "...

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.


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