New Variation Of The PayPal Phishing Attack Sends Malicious Invoices Victims to Steal Personal Credentials

In July 2022, researchers at Avanan, a Check Point Software Company, wrote about a new campaign where hackers are sending phishing emails and malicious invoices directly from PayPal. Avanan has released its latest blog discussing how threat actors are continuing to take advantage of PayPal in a variety of ways to send malicious invoices directly to users. 

In this attack, victims are presented with emails, coming directly from PayPal, regarding fraudulent charges or renewal notifications. These notifications encourage users to take action by calling the provided number to reverse the charges. They are then prompted to provide personal information in which hackers save and use for future attacks. 

You can read the blog here.

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