Is PayPal secure?

PayPal is a popular tool for sending and receiving money online. Though it's been in business since 2002, the most important concern is security. How safe is PayPal?

  • PayPal currently has 361 million active users.
  • eBay bought PayPal for $1.5 billion, only to separate from it in 2015.
  • The average PayPal user conducts 40 transactions per year.
  • 87.5% of online buyers use PayPal.
  • PayPal had $5.46 billion in net revenue in 2020
  • PayPal accounts for 22% of online transactions in