PayPal – Service Alert

Ah-ha! A Service Alert!

As you can imagine, this is another well played e-mail that preys upon the masses. Who doesn’t have or have made a transaction though PayPal?

Obviously, if you don’t have an account with PayPal then just delete the e-mail message. However, if you do then we need to do some…

Detective Work

It may say it’s from PayPal, but its really from

In all likelihood, the person who owns the address of has a infected computer or compromised account that is spamming others.

“Verify Account Now” Hyperlink (Hand Cursor enlarged for direction)

Hovering over the hyperlink reveals a destination nowhere near PayPal. The rest of the links on the page are legit, trying to persuade the recipient into a false security.

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