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Posts Tagged ‘phishing’

Malware Email Message with Avangate Name on it

Posted on July 28th, 2011 by

The Avangate Critical Response Team identified earlier today bogus purchase confirmation emails with Avangate’s name on it, with a link to malware. First of all, Do NOT click any links within that email.

The malware message confirms a credit card charge and contains a link (false download PDF invoice link) to a malicious content (virus) that automatically installs on the machine. [...]

Phishing Attempt PayPal / Avangate BV

Posted on January 19th, 2010 by

We identified via our Support center that some people were asking about an unknown “charge” in their Paypal from Avangate. It seems they received a deceitful email trying to trick them into giving away their PayPal information.

The email came from a yahoo.com address acting as the “Fraud Department” of PayPal and contained a false notification that Avangate BV charged their accounts and a link “Click HERE TO REFUND“, leading them to a forged to look like PayPal website. [...]

Phishing Alert for Avangate Vendors and Affiliates

Posted on February 13th, 2009 by

Today we received reports from Avangate partners about deceiving emails they have received, in a phishing attempt to capture login information to access Avangate vendors and affiliate accounts. [...]