Avoiding Phishing Scams and Recognizing Genuine PayPal Login Pages
Phishing scams can be a major threat to the security of your PayPal account. To avoid falling victim to these scams:
- Be wary of unsolicited emails or messages claiming to be from PayPal. Legitimate PayPal correspondence will always address you by your full name and will never ask for your login credentials or sensitive information.
- Hover your mouse over links provided in emails to check for suspicious URLs that may redirect you to fraudulent websites.
- Ensure that the website you are logging in to displays a secure HTTPS connection and a lock icon in the browser’s address bar.
- Regularly monitor your account for any suspicious activity or unauthorized transactions. Report any fraudulent activity to PayPal immediately.