Monday, April 26, 2004

Beware the Paypal Hoax

I received an e-mail today saying someone had sent me over $200.00 for an auction payment. It looked real and I went into my account (not by the link in the e-mail) to check and it was not there. Apparently, you're supposed to click the link in the e-mail and put in your password, which gives the crook you're password and he can wipe out you're account.

How can these people get away with this? We can't trace these back? If they come from overseas perhaps we should put more pressure on these countries to crack down on it. If they don't, cut off access to the Web for that country. There is no inalienable right to the World Wide Web.

If people didn't fall for this stuff they would stop doing it.

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