" We regret to inform you that your eBay account could be suspended
if you don't login into your account. If the security issue could not be
solved your account will be suspended for a period of 3-4 days, after that
it will be again operational. "...
spoof eBay email (see image below) consists of a bogus eBay web form which requires
your name, address, eBay and Email user names and passwords. Once you've supplied
this information, you have every chance
of losing control of your eBay and email accounts to the fraudsters. Hijacked
eBay accounts are frequently used to sell high value items for the scammers to
earn money from unsuspecting eBay buyers. The buyers would not, of-course, receive
Information entered into the form would be processed through
a form to mail script at http://mc04.equinox.net which resolves to MacConnect Inc.
(an ISP dedicated to MAC users), and is sent to a Yahoo Inc. email address (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you have received this email, please remember that it is very
common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly
different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different
provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common
place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first,
although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.
The Spoof Email ...