[log][crazy] paypal compromise/mitm for 3 years?

Undescribed Horrific Abuse, One Victim & Survivor of Many gmkarl at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 04:39:07 PDT 2023

when trying to donate to a caving organization i discovered i get
shortcodes from paypal from a different address in one browser than

in my usual browser i get them from 72975 . via a slightly different
channel i got them from 729725 . websearching around others have had
similar experiences.

it looks like the former code is bogus and some goonies have been
doing a massive mitm campaign on paypal customers for three years and
have complete access to a ton of funds including mine


from textingworld.com:

Short Code 729725 Text Message Marketing Details
Company: PayPal
Phone: 1 (888) 221-1161
Address: San Jose (HQ), CA United States
URL: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full#miscellaneous
SMS Programs: PayPal Mobile Alerts
Registered on: 6/15/11
Campaign Name: PayPal Mobile Alerts

Short Code 72975 Text Message Information
Company: PayPal
URL: https://www.paypal.com/
SMS Programs: PayPal Serivices
Registered on: 3/25/20
Campaign Name: PayPalSerivices

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