PayPal phone phish scam uses voice recording to steal money


SophosLabs global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centers, have warned of a new phishing email that attempts to trick PayPal users into calling a phone number and parting with their credit card information. The email, which purports to come from PayPal, claims that the recipient's account has been the subject of fraudulent activity.

However, unlike normal phishing emails, there is no internet link or response address. Instead, the email urges the recipient to call a phone number and verify their details. PayPal phone phish scam uses voice recording to steal money

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 10th July 2006 1:31AM