Thursday, June 5, 2008

More PayPal Spam: The Smug Dude is the Tipoff

What's wrong with this picture? The photo of the guy just doesn't quite look corporate enough. A smug teen hacker, perhaps, or his friend? always, people...mouseover, mouseover, mouseover! Go to the link and look at the url that comes up when you mouse over it. If it looks weird, freaky, or anything other than, ignore it. In fact, I'd say even if it looks like, go to paypal via your browser, not an email message!

PayPalMay 2008

Dear users of PayPal services,

    Due to
upcoming year 2008, and recent changes in PayPal's Service Agreement you need to
submit additional details on your PayPal account. Starting from 2008 all PayPal
accounts will come with complete detailed information! Identity protection
matters. And PayPal works day and night to help keep your identity safe.

Secure Server

Identity protection matters. Get Verified!

According the new changes in Service Agreement any
unverified account will be deleted from the system in 72 hours after receiving
this letter.


Tips to
Protect Your Account

PayPal's world class fraud investigators share 5 important actions
you can take to help prevent identity theft and protect your account.

Update Your Profile

If you've closed a credit card or bank account recently, remember to go to
PayPal's website to update your profile.

Identity Protection

New spoof

Learn how to spot and avoid fraudulent "spoof" emails
and websites with PayPal's handy 5-step spoof tutorial.

Protect yourself with

Guard yourself against "spoof" emails with the SafetyBar,
and against fraudulent websites with the eBay Toolbar.

Checklist if you are a

When you suspect a problem with your identity, you have
to act fast. Use PayPal's checklist for what you should do.

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