PayPal accounts are compromised by sending phishing emails to get personal information

Most common social enginnering technique named as phishing attack involving legitimate appearing e-mails is so deceiving PayPal users that they’re getting their private information compromised.
According to ESET security researchers, this new PayPal phishing scam is particularly sophisticated and it’s hard to identify from legitimate official email. The emails which represents that PayPal needs help resolving an issue with the user account. The email also includes a “log in” button in the message. Once you click it, you are taken to the attacker’s web page not on actual Paypal’s website. The fraud webpage asks your personal details such as date of birth, e-mail address, contact number, social account number and more.
To protect yourself, we recommend that do not click links or open attachments in unsolicited email—if email supposedly from e.g., PayPal, says you have a problem, open a new browser tab or window and log directly onto PayPal by typing in the web address.

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