Sunday seems to be the favorite day for scammers to send emails to me. Today, I present the message I received last Sunday. This time, it’s a phishing scam targeting PayPal users. According to the message, my account has been “limited” due to a violation of PayPal’s acceptable terms of use policy

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I right-clicked on the Verify Account Now button. Then choose Copy link address from the drop-down menu.

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Here’s the actual link address. It doesn’t look much like the real address for PayPal customer service.

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There’s a second link that promises to help you recover your account. Let’s check out the actual link address for it.

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Again, it doesn’t look much like an actual PayPal address.

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If you were to follow these links, you’d be taken to a fake PayPal login screen. Once you entered your information, these scammers would now be able to clean out your account.

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As always, be very careful where you click. If you think there could be a genuine issue with your account, open up another browser window or an app and go there to check.