Have you received an email, seemingly from PayPal, declaring that your account has been temporarily limited?
Plenty of people have been targeted by an attack which uses the subject line “Your account has been temporarily limited!” and claims to come from what appears to be an offiicial PayPal address.
Well, beware opening the attached reactivation form too quickly because you could be passing your personal information to cybercriminals.
Because the emails are bogus, and the headers are forged – all with the intention of stealing information from you.
Here is part of the text of that we are seeing being spammed out widely right now:
Dear PayPal account holder,
PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We have recently determined that different computers have tried logging into your PayPal account,and multiple password failures were present before the logons.
Sounds scary, eh? …
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.