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Phishers Impersonating Paypal

02/06/08

  01:06:27 am, by Nimble   , 238 words  
Categories: Internet, Spamming

Phishers Impersonating Paypal

Just poking a quick heads-up here, since this particular scam isn't being caught by some anti-phishing filters. It's entitled "PayPal Resolution Center - Remove Account Limitations", and it points here.

You get the typical bullshit that phishers use to scare you into clicking:

Notice of account temporary suspension

Dear PayPal Member :

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we were unable to process your most recent payment. did You recently change Your bank,Phone to ensure that Your Service is not interrupted, please Update Your Account Information Today,by

Or Contact Paypal ® Member Services Team. We're Available 24 Hours aday, 7days aweek.

Security Advisory: When you log in to your PayPal account, be sure to open up a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the PayPal URL to make sure you are on the real PayPal website.
For more information on protecting yourself from fraud, please review the Security Tips in our Security Center.

Click Here Remove Your Limitations Here

If this situation is not solved within the next 24 hours your account will be permanently suspended.

Sincerely,
PayPal Resolution Center

Ah yes, and what phish scam wouldn't be complete without a link for tips on protecting yourself from fraud. Funny stuff.

It looks like a pretty simple script. It doesn't use any credit card checksum verifiers or anything, so feel free to flood these assholes with either abuse or plausible-looking information that they will spend a while trying before they discard.

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