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Phishers target panicking PayPal users with fake “failed transaction” emails

With the end-of-the-year holidays quickly approaching and many users worrying whether the gifts they bought online will be delivered in time for the festivities, an email from PayPal saying their transactions were impossible to verify or their payments were not processed will throw most users for a loop. Phishers are counting on that, and are hoping that panicking users will be too distraught to notice that the email did not actually come from PayPal and … More

 

This post was originally published on https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/.

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/12/04/paypal-holiday-phishing/