Peculiarity logging in to PayPal

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Peculiarity logging in to PayPal

Post by Passenger » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:24 am

I say peculiarity not bug, because it isn't really a problem. But I'd like some insight into what is going on.

Ever since the last update of Slimjet, every time I log in (from home) to PayPal (without a hitch) I get an email warning me there was a log in from a device they do not recognize. This is the same as I might get when I occasionally log in from somewhere else (I never use a phone for this).

Any idea what's going on under the covers?
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Re: Peculiarity logging in to PayPal

Post by oftentired » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:02 pm

might be a cookie issue, clear all cookies or dig around and clear those related to paypal
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Re: Peculiarity logging in to PayPal

Post by Passenger » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:29 am

Correct answer: No issue at all. PayPal is tightening up security all around.

The message is a bit misleading because it says device not recognized (an existing message), but now they are doing it for everyone who logs in from a desktop. Apparently most of their customers are using their phones for this.
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