Scam “UPDATE YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT” – ALERT
Avoid opening and delete these emails! They contain Malware Apps and / or links designed to steel your PayPal account info.
This type of Malware takes advantage of the curious side of people. Most of us have a PayPal account and assume its a legit notification. So we open the email and click on the link without really looking at the actual email. Then your infected or the link takes you to a site that looks like PayPal and you login only to realize – ITS NOT PAYPAL. Now they have your account login and password.
Subject line: UPDATE YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT
Source Domains: securesuite.net
This is an example of the content:
We need your help
We need your help resolving an issue with your account. To give us time to
work together on this, we’ve temporarily limited what you can do with your
account until the issue is resolved.
We understand it may be frustrating not to have full access to your PayPal
account. We want to work with you to get your account back to normal as
quickly as possible.
What’s the problem?
We need a little bit more information about you to help confirm your
Case ID Number: PP-001-487-280-335
Click to Confirm
How you can help
It’s usually pretty easy to take care of things like this. Most of the
time, we just need a little more information about your account or latest
To help us with this and to find out what you can and can’t do with your
account until the issue is resolved, log in to your account and go to the