PayPal mistakes own email for phishing attack

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PayPal mistakes own email for phishing attack: “

‘You’re right, it does look suspicious’

Banks and financial institutions are fond of lecturing customers about the perils of phishing emails, the bogus messages that attempt to trick marks into handing over their login credentials to fraudulent sites. Yet many undo this good work by sending out emails themselves that invite users to click on a link and log into their account rather than going a safer route and telling users to use bookmarked versions of their site.…

(Via The Register – Security.)

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