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PayPal users targeted by criminals: Beware of this new scam

PayPal users targeted by criminals: Beware of this new scam

With a sneaky scam, scammers are currently trying to obtain account details from PayPal users. You can find out how to protect yourself here.

PayPal users should be careful at this point. Fraudsters are currently trying to regain access to user accounts, such as the consumer advice center. reported. Phishing emails are used for this.

News reports that your PayPal account has allegedly been restricted. You must confirm yourself as an authorized user with a button. Next, you must enter your details through the link.

PayPal Scam Attempts: How to Protect Yourself

PayPal users today should beware of phishing attacks.
PayPal users today should beware of phishing attacks.

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The email is relatively easy to recognize as a fraud attempt. First of all, the greeting is missing entirely. There are also grammatical errors in the message. Normally, this would not be the case in actual emails from PayPal either.

If you receive such an email, under no circumstances should you click on the link or even reveal your login details. Just move the message to the spam folder. If in doubt, you can verify your account through normal browser login. If there really is a problem with your profile, it will show up there.

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