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    Ignacio Harari commented  · 

    I'm getting these almost daily. It's always some whatever subject alluding to some sort of emergency or problem with my account, yet even though the sender account's name is always something similar to "Paypal" (which is what oulook decides to show) hovering over it you can easily see that the email address is garbled nonsense.

    If you can't filter it automatically from the several obvious clues that it is phishing, couldn't you AT LEAST block email addresses that have "Paypal" (or other similar names) on their display name but DON'T come from an official Paypal domain? It shouldn't be THAT difficult....

    It pains me to think of how many poor souls actually fall for these scams because outlook's design almost ENCOURAGES it by hiding the email address and showing an account name that seems legitimate.

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