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eBay System Update: Identity Confirmation

eBay


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 2nd December 2009 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 eBay System Update: Identity Confirmation
Apparent Sender:
 eBay Whats this?
Return Address:
 aw-confirm@ebay.com Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkidľ91814
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) Make the Identity Confirmation
now   To protect the Community against
this type of fraud, beginning today, eBay
will start noting which computers members
typically use to conduct their buying and
selling activity. Now more than ever, having
a current Secret Password on file with eBay
is vital to the safety of the Community and
to your business. A wrong or outdated
Secret Password may delay your ability to
list items or respond to your customers, if
eBay cannot verify your identity.
Sincerely, John Canfield Senior
Director, eBay Trust & Safety  
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Scam number:
 6200-82774-292628
 
Comments:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at eBay by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.


  • eBay never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.


     
Content
 
 

Dear EBAY Customer,

eBay recently announced a new safety
initiative called Trusted Selling with
Identity Confirmation that will help to
protect members from unauthorized listings in
that seller's name. All these measures are
made concerning your security.
Please take a minute to update your contact
information:

MAKE THE IDENTITY CONFIRMATION NOW

To protect the Community against this type of
fraud, beginning today, eBay will start
noting which computers members
...



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