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Bogus Alerts Target PayPal Users

PayPal users are under attack by an increasingly sophisticated series of e-mail worms. Since the beginning of the year, at least four e-mail messages disguised as security upgrade announcements from the financial service have hit users’ inboxes. While some of the virus-bearing messages are riddled with typos and are relatively easy to spot as frauds, most use perfect grammar. All the recent attacks include links to legitimate PayPal URLs instead of to phony sites. Past PayPal user attacks have featured links to sites like paypai.com and paypalsys.com — virtual mirror images used to harvest PayPal users’ personal data. Full Story

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