The Latest PayPal Phishing Email Goes Beyond Your Login Credentials


Thanks to the huge incentive they have, fraudsters keep using PayPal’s name to fool users into doing something that they shouldn’t. This time, they’ve come up with a new phishing scam that uses PayPal as leverage — only this time, they’re also set their expectations high. ESET researchers in Latin America discovered this scam, which cybercriminals posing as the online payment service use to get users to provide other sensitive information, including:

  • access credentials
  • private information, including
    your mailing address
  • credit or debit card
  • email account login information

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