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Date Reported: 17th July 2008 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Security Measures
Apparent Sender:
 Ebay Whats this?
Return Address:
 < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
 http://0x55517b0d.adsl. Whats this?
 Denmark Whats this?
Scam number:
  • 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.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as "https://signin.ebay. com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? SignIn&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.".

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual Ebay URL.
"Security Measures"

Security Measures


We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures. Your account has been randomly selected for this maintenance, and you will now be taken through a series of identity verification pages.

Protecting the security of your Ebay account is our primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please update and verify your information by checking the link below: (if you can't open it just copy the link in your internet browser)

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