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I see this website https://www.paypal-community.com

I worry that if I was to mistype a letter it could go to a phishing site

I also worry that the site itself isn't legitimate.

Is it, and what can I do about worrying that if I mistype a letter or do org instead of com, that it might go to a wromg one?

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When you log into paypal and paypal-commynity, do you see the exact same address in the address bar, if yes, then it's legitimate, or else it's a scam.

Let me explain it to you with an example: Google, no matter whether you log into gmail, orkut, picasa, docs, drive..while entering the userid and password, the address is always and always accounts.google.com/.....

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if before I log in on a website, and the address is XYZ then the site is XYZ, and if I log in, I don't see where you're going. If it stays at XYZ it wouldn't make it legit. And if XYZ is phishing, and I log in and it stays at XYZ, then that doesn't make it legit. So I don't see what you mean here –  barlop Nov 2 '12 at 0:43
    
@barlop Let me explain it to you with an example: Google, no matter whether you log into gmail, orkut, picasa, docs, drive..while entering the userid and password, the address is always and always accounts.google.com/...../ –  user221287 Nov 2 '12 at 6:40
    
And i'm saying that if it's not phishing after logging in then it's not phishing before it either. I can look at the address before or after logging in. –  barlop Nov 2 '12 at 8:58

You actually can't do anything. Just be careful. There are a lot of famous websites all over the internet and a lot more of phishing clones with slightly different domain-name.

Maybe I'm wrong but bookmarking correct address seems like safer solution to me. At least, you can't type wrong letter or top-domain.

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