I clicked on the link and it brought me to a paypal log in page. I tried to log in and they direct me to an credit card page where I was asked to fill in my credit card details and this ATM pin number. Anyway, after trying several times I failed and I was a bit worried as I thought all the trouble that I have to go through to call the paypal helpdesk to restore my account.
Then I tried to log into paypal separately by typing in the paypal website address and I was able to go in... I did a quick compare between the 2 log in sites.. it then I realised it was a FAKE site!!!
I was SO SO MAD and SCARED... I then
- Change my paypal password and credit card details.
- Report / forward the fake email and fake paypal website to Paypal helpdesk.
[Email : firstname.lastname@example.org]
- Suspended my credit cards (those that I key in accidentally).
- Virus scan my laptop to make sure that there was no virus attached to my laptop from the fake site.
TO EVERYONE : Please beware of such emails and websites! Here's the screen capture of the email received!