Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1928 PayPal users targeted in sophisticated new phishing campaign
Recent phishing scams targeted both Gmail and Yahoo, and now attackers have their sights set on PayPal with some very convincing bait. With fake websites and email campaigns that look real, it’s easy to be fooled, and potentially have your identity and money stolen by scammers. Here’s how it happens.

First, there’s an email with logos and verbiage that sounds great (that is, “look and sound authentic”). Notice, however, errors in grammar and syntax that suggest the author isn’t a native English speaker.
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