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Old 04-11-2014, 09:19 PM
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I went to buy something last week and it says that it cant process my order and it redirects me to paypal where it says that i have been randomly selected for account security maintenance and it wants me to reconfirm all my acct info. Anyone else ever have this happen? Ive had paypal for a long time and have never seen this before.
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Me either, seems a bit phishy.

If you don't mind me asking who are you ordering from?
I'd like to look more into this myself.
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the random security checks is something that paypal does. usually strings from signing in from multiple locations that aren't the usual

google search "paypal random security maintenance"
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i wouldnt do it...
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ive never had to do anything like that with paypal i wouldnt do it
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Its strange because it makes me sign in then asks to verify w the whole acct # as it shows the last 4. Its a bummer cuz i wanted to buy something earlier an got the same message again
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Like I said, it sounds phishy. But at the same time Jeff does offer a valid point, 2 minutes on google confirmed that paypal does do this kind of thing, as well as something else I didn't think about.

Imagine how much info is in paypals servers and how much could be intercepted when hopping multiple IPs [even more so than your usual shuffle due to ISP].

Let's say you were in china, and now you're here, soon headed to Mexico. I would think that this kind of access would have flagged something in the security system as well.

I'd say if you're unsure about it, call them instead of hoping you didn't just get scooped up in the phish net online.
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Its strange because it makes me sign in then asks to verify w the whole acct # as it shows the last 4. Its a bummer cuz i wanted to buy something earlier an got the same message again
id call paypal directly and confirm there if they need you too... safer
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id call paypal directly and confirm there if they need you too... safer
Likely what ill do in the morning. Thanks for the quick help everybody!
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No prob, i troll CACO on a friday night for a reason.
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