PayPal – =?utf-8?Q?Your account is on hold.?

Date Issued2019-01-08

Fraud Alert #242772

Target CompanyPayPal

From Address************************* <*******>

Subject Line=?utf-8?Q?Your account is on hold.?

Report Phishing Fraud:

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Email Methods

  • Deceptive Subject Line
  • Forged Senders Address
  • Genuine Looking Content
  • Disguised Hyperlinks

Web Site Methods

  • Genuine Looking Content
  • Form – Collection of Information
  • Incorrect URL, not disguised

An Example of the Phishing Email is below:

An Example of the Phishing Email