PayPal Email Scam Informative - Beware Of Email Scam Regarding Your PayPal Account!!!
I've just received the following Email. I have reported it to PayPal...it is an obvious phishing scam. If you receive this, please go to www.paypal.com (type it in DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK IN THE EMAIL!!!)...Click on "Security Center" and you will see the option to report phishing and Email scams to: Spoof@paypal.com. Do not copy and paste the Email, it has to be forwarded.
Tip: When you are on the legit PayPal website, you will see the address bar turn GREEN....if you are on a fake PayPal website, the address bar will be white.
Below is a copy of the Email:
Important UpdateFriday, February 20, 2009 10:20 AM
Dear PayPal user,
PayPal is constantly seeking to improve the service that it offers to its customers. Every time you log on to our online service, we check to ensure that your current browser and computer settings will give the required level of performance and security.
Our SSL shows that the browsers you used the last time you accessed your online account has been flagged as unsecured browser which may leak your online security details to a third party. In this case we cannot guarantee optimal performance and security. Please reconfirm and reset your security details on our secure database. Simply click the confirm button below and enter your details
Accounts that won’t follow will have limited access
Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response.