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E Bay Update Scam? #28894
09/04/03 10:02 AM
09/04/03 10:02 AM
Bill Addiss  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,890
NY, USA
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Dear valued eBay member:
It has come to our attention that your eBay billing informations are
out of order. If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your
online experience and update your personal records you will not run
into any future problems with the online service. However, failure
to update your records will result in account suspension. Please
update your records by September 15th.


Once you have updated your account records your eBay session will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal. Failure to update will result in
cancellation of service, Terms of Service (TOS) violations or future
problems.

To update your eBay records click here:
(address at ebay shown but it's really linked to somewhere else)


eBay Update team http://www.ebay.com

Be careful out there.

Bill

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28895
09/04/03 01:53 PM
09/04/03 01:53 PM
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ThinkGood  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,081
Milwaukee, WI
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...billing informations...


The perfect anagram to describe the jerk behind that e-mail:

a fib instilling moron

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28896
09/04/03 04:10 PM
09/04/03 04:10 PM
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pauluk  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
It's not long ago we had a similar discussion about PayPal.

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Dear valued eBay member:

I think the same applies here as to the PayPal scam. Genuine messages from eBay will be addressed using your eBay ID, not general salutations such as "Dear Member."

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28897
09/04/03 05:12 PM
09/04/03 05:12 PM
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circuit man  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 273
saluda,s.c.
hey guys i smell a dirty rat.someone sent me an official looking give away for a drawing on ebay for a ford explorer. when i typed in a fake identity it took it.knew it was a scam.i buy a lot on there & like the people there.but i hope they catch this rat. because it really makes me [Linked Image]

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28898
09/04/03 06:44 PM
09/04/03 06:44 PM
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NORCAL  Offline
Member
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 876
If you receive a bogus ebay email send it to
spoof@ebay.com.

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28899
09/04/03 06:52 PM
09/04/03 06:52 PM
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mamills  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 745
Wharton, Texas, USA
"...eBay billing informations are out of order..."

This sounds like it came from the same morons that send out that Nigerian oil scam B.S. all the time!! I'd like to perform a lobotomy on these ^*^&^%&%$*^! [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Mike (mamills)

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28900
09/04/03 10:03 PM
09/04/03 10:03 PM
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Big Jim  Offline
Member
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 394
Denver, CO USA
Gee, it's been at least three days since I saw something like that. Looked like it was snached from a real eBay message but a look at the code showd the link was bogus. I forwarded it to eBay and got a reply in less than 2 hours. I think they take this stuff seriously.

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28901
09/05/03 11:46 AM
09/05/03 11:46 AM
Trumpy  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,231
SI,New Zealand
Bill,
I had a virus enter my computer last week through a message masked as a warning from my ISP.
I'm not very happy about this, even though I have isolated it, what's real and what isn't these days?. [Linked Image]

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28902
09/05/03 12:05 PM
09/05/03 12:05 PM
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BuggabooBren  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 328
NM
One of the things you'll see on a genuine ebay email is their cautionary notice to NOT give out your credit card info nor your password nor any other detail that would compromise your account. If they really have a problem with your credit card or something, they'll find a way to notify you... such as a 'bounce' or rejection of your card when making a purchase.

For those that have MBNA credit cards, have you ever used their ShopSafe option? It is a way to create a unique 1-time only credit card number that is mapped back to your existing card and safeguards you from someone picking up your card number from a transaction and loading up charges before you can detect it. I highly recommend it. You can find a demo at http://www.mbnashopsafe.com/ and see if the offer would help. I'm not sure it would help for accounts such as paypall where your card info is retained for future transactions.

Re: E Bay Update Scam? #28903
09/08/03 06:36 PM
09/08/03 06:36 PM
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Active 1  Offline
Member
Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 687
Grayslake IL, USA
Did any one ever get a message fro Ebay like this before? It is from aw-confirm@ebay.com.

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Hallo,

Haben Sie Ihr Passwort vergessen und moechten jetzt ein vorlaeufiges Passwort anfordern.

Sollten Sie Ihr Passwort nicht vergessen haben, so ignorieren Sie bitte diese E-Mail.

Unter der folgenden Internetadresse koennen Sie Ihr neues Passwort festlegen:
http://cgi3.ebay.de/aw-cgi/pass/$1$18930$Kr/hut.oCUd8dHhiyev.P0a

Diese Anfrage erreichte uns von folgendem Host:

IP-Adresse: 217.233.75.154
ISP-Host: pd9e94b9a.dip0.t-ipconnect.de

Mit freundlichen Gruessen

Ihr eBay-Team
http://www.ebay.de


Tom

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