Paypal Suspicious Login Attempt Text

PayPal users targeted in sophisticated new phishing

Paypal Suspicious Login Attempt Text

Posted by Brossard Amaury on Tuesday, 18 February, 2020 03:30:33

The text message, which using a spoofed phone number appears to come from PayPal, explains the customer account has been suspended due to unauthorized login attempts and offers a link for

In the recent attack (detected by Comodo Antispam Lab), hackers have been using the email template used by PayPal for identifying for any suspicious activity of user's accounts In this phishing scam, the cyber criminals report users of a suspicious activity on their account and ask for a quick change in the overall profile, according to Comodo.

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SMS claims that you have just sent a payment via email and should click a PayPal link if you want to cancel the payment. Brief Analysis: The SMS is not a genuine PayPal payment notification. It is a phishing scam designed to steal your PayPal account login details, credit card numbers, and other personal information.

But, of course, the text message is certainly not from PayPal. If you click the link as requested, a fake PayPal webpage will open in your smartphone's default web browser. The fake page, which includes the PayPal logo and formatting, will ask you to login to your account to rectify the supposed issue and 'unlock' your account.