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I Paid How Much?!
It's hardly surprising that you might want to cancel a purported $700 charge to your PayPal account for a computer that you never purchased. But clicking the supposed 'Cancel Transaction' link would take you to a phishing page designed to scoop up your personal information. The telltale clue once again is a link to an IP address instead of a domain name. (E-mail provided by OpenDNS.)

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