New email address added to your PayPal account

The scammers are on overtime today.  Must be the effect of the recession.  This one was forwarded by a neighbour who recently joined Paypal.  Fortunately she could smell a phish and phoned Paypal.  I have shown her how to recognise the fakes.  Point your mouse at the web address in the email.  DON’T click.  What do you see at the bottom left of your screen?  Quite clever, this one, but NOT the address of the Paypal website.

NEVER click on a link in a Paypal email, even if you think it is genuine.  Enter the Paypal web address directly into your browser.  Log into your account.  There you will be able to check if a new email address has been added.  If you spot something phishy with your account contact Paypal directly.

If you prefer to get your own back on the scammers, install Spam Bully. Highly effective spam filter for Outlook, Windows Mail and Outlook and includes a “get back at the scammers” feature.  

You have added as a new email address for your PayPal account.

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The PayPal Team