Tag Archives: PayPaI

A New Phish?

By | January 12, 2005

Not sure if this is new but I’ve not seen it before: A clever new piece of social engineering in a phishing email. You have added phoneseller@yahoo.com as a new email address for your PayPal account. If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact PayPal customer service at: https://www.paypal.com/row/wf/f=ap_email… Read More »

Double Checking A Phishing Scam

By | May 23, 2004

Sometimes the usual checks to see whether an email is a phishing scam or not don’t work. Here’s an example. This morning I received a quite credible looking PayPal email. Of course it had all the hallmarks of a phishing scam too, but then again I’ve received some genuine emails I thought were phishers, so you can never… Read More »