PayPal And Amazon Emails To Be Deleted Quickly, Reported As Phishing Scams
Cybercriminals have been out in full force to make some noise in 2017. Malware, data breaches, and ransomware scams have been popping up everywhere as of late, and people even learned recently that hackers have been stepping up their on-going attacks on Mac computers.
PayPal And Amazon Victims Of New Phishing Scam
Another favorite course of action for scammers is phishing. In fact, there are even a couple of phishing emails that would make up everything that people need to know about
According to Tech Times, unsuspecting recipients who click on a provided link for "account confirmation" will be redirected to a fake but convincing Amazon web page. There, they poor victims are then asked to re-enter their names, address and credit card information again.
How The Phishing Scam Works
The entire thing is a scam, of course, and if you enter your information and click "Save & Continue," it going to be the end of the line for you as the scammers will now have every information that they need. In an effort to keep your suspicion from low to zero, they will even redirect you to the real Amazon website when the phishing process is now complete.
Another Scam Using PayPal
In another separate attack, you might find a fake email sent to your inbox claiming to be coming from PayPal. According to Komando, it is an official looking message that is sent by scammers who are trying to get you to click on a malicious link that can potentially get all your information exposed to them, which is similar to the first scam.
The said email begins by warning the reader that someone is using their PayPal account without their permission. It then would claim that there has been recent activity on their account from a suspicious location, wherein they are then supposed to click on a particular link to confirm your account.
When you click it, game over.
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