Here’s an email I received this morning claiming to come from PayPal, informing me that my account has been suspended because someone has been repeatedly trying (and failing) to access it.
Subject: A high number of failed login attempts have been recorded on your online account..
We are sorry to inform you that your PayPal Account has been suspended.
A high number of failed login attempts have been recorded on your online account.
As a security measure we had to temporarily suspend your account. To restore your account we have attached a form to this email.
Please download the form and follow the instructions on your screen.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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