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6 January 2020

PayPal e-mail on "Directive 2015/2366 (PSD2)" is phishing!

Perhaps you also received an email from PayPal Customer Service at the beginning of 2020 with the subject “Your action is required” on the subject of “Directive 2015/2366 (PSD2)” that struck you as a little weird. No wonder, because [...]
11 July 2017

Data theft: 500 million email addresses + passwords tracked down by the BKA

According to its own information, the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has succeeded in finding access data on a so-called underground economy platform. These are around 500.000.000 email addresses and passwords. It can be assumed that with the platform one side [...]
19 May 2017

Amazon Phishing / Spoofed Email: Report a spoofed message

There is currently a new Amazon phishing email going around with the subject New Authentication Method. How you proceed when you receive such a dubious email that is supposed to come from Amazon, I have that for you [...]