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KnowBe4 Scam Of The Week: Phishers Target PayPal Users With Fake "Failed Transaction" Emails

There is an especially sneaky PayPal scam tactic in the run up to the holidays, when many people struggle to remember the who/what/when/where/why of their festive spending. Scammers are banking on the holiday rush combined with the convenience of "clicking a link" to steal cash out from under your nose.

Make sure to not click on links in unsolicited emails, and manually navigate to any shopping sites. Copy and paste or type the following link into your browser to watch the KnowBe4 Safe Holiday Shopping Video:

Happy Holidays!

Always remember: "When in doubt, throw it out!" Stop Look Think - Don't be fooled.  The KnowBe4 Security Team