According to PayPal technical support, emails received on October 11th, 2011 contained a code that inadvertently crashed many affiliates Outlook emails. As of 10pm EST on October 12th, 2011, the problem still was occurring, causing anyone receiving emails informing them about payments to their PayPal with an issue that they could not read those emails – or their outlook would become completely unusable. Technical support has responded that the issue was being investigated.
Paypal is a global payments system used by many affiliates for accepting payments from CPA Networks. It’s used by affiliates partially for it’s ease of use, and ability to accept payments worldwide. Many affiliates in other countries will only use this system because its safer and often better than the banking systems in their countries. Additionally money can often be taken out with a cash card.