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Unpaid Item Reminder; Case nr:
JQXODVIPYE

eBay


 

 
Scam Report
Date Reported: 23rd August 2008 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
 
Details
 
Email Subject:
 Unpaid Item Reminder; Case nr: JQXODVIPYE
Apparent Sender:
 eBay Whats this?
Return Address:
 ebay. lnc. < reminder1.m@ mail.eba.us > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
 
URL of Web Content:
 http://host193-190-static.22-80-b. business.telecomitalia.it/ Whats this?
Location:
 Unknown Whats this?
 
Scam number:
 aa-7679
 
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.


  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as "http://pages.ebay.com/ education/spooftutorial".


  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is hidden by a hyperlinked image in the body of the email. This is a technique used to get past spam filters that can only read normal text.


  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.


  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual eBay URL.
     
Content
 
 
 
"TThis message originated from eBay."


 
Website:    
 
Spoof website not online at time of report...

 
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