It can be hard to know which security threats are lurking or where. Let's help you learn to spot them right away.
We leverage various security technologies and actively combat threats.
When checking out or using the Goods and Services payment type, you may qualify for Purchase Protection at no cost as the buyer.2
Our Seller Protection Policy will protect your online sales, minimize claims, and chargebacks and help prevent merchant fraud.3
Make sure you never share sensitive personal or financial details via email, text, direct message, or phone.
Never share passwords, PIN, or one-time verification codes. PayPal will never ask for them.
Keep banking and card information out of the wrong hands, including account numbers, CVV codes, and credit scores.
Social Security, tax ID, and other government-issued numbers are especially sensitive and should be kept secure.
Addresses, birthdates, and family info like mother’s maiden name can help fraudsters guess your passwords or pretend to be you.
Find answers to commonly asked questions and get help with your PayPal account.
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