1 Mar 2008

Another phishing PayPal site

Received yet another fake email purportedly from PayPal.

Here are the details:

to ahoklah@gmail.com,
date Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 6:33 PM
subject Critical Information Regarding Your Account
mailed-by vitamin101.com.tw

Images are not displayed.
Display images below - Always display images from noreply@paypals.com

Dear PayPal User

Due to the safety and integrity of the PayPal
account you have been notified with this message.

As a security measure your PayPal account information needs to be
updated in order to reduce the instance of unauthorized transactions on our website.
If you could please take 2 to 3 minutes out of your precious time and confirm your details you will not experience
further problems with the online service.

Once you have updated your account records your PayPal
services will not be interrupted and will get protected with additional security.

To protect your PayPal account start with the following link:
Click Here To Continue

Looks like the real deal

The link is http://www.sklep-gps.pl/images/secpaypal.com-secure-ISO9491/confirm/webscr.php?cmd=_login-run&dispatch=a23fb40310a01cac2553635478262a06a23fb40310a01cac2553635478262a06

Was surprised that Firefox didn't give me a phising site alert. It usually does.

The "Phisers" are getting better.


Anonymous said...

This phishing is getting better. Should be very careful next time. msg From paypal..and it almost look real. Thanks for the info

Anonymous said...

I think paypal should take some action to protect it's users. there should be some signs or any other security sign.

Anonymous said...

thanks for the heads up..
yeah,actions should be taken to rectify this kind of things..

Anonymous said...

it almost look real. Thanks for the info.

Anonymous said...

Phishing is definitely getting smarter. I get a few of those myself, which I delete straight away.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the information... I think that paypal should take action to rectify this problem since it looks almost similar.. paypal pls look into this..