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TKO NOTICE: eBay request, please read.
27th May 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
10th & 27th May 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address <>
TKO NOTICE: eBay request, please read.
disguised link leads to bogus web content - any information submitted into the forged eBay sign in page (see image below) is captured by a local script.
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content - is the domain that is hosting this page (not as it may appear - in the 10th May version, the page was hosted in a Yahoo user's web space: in the 27th May version, it was hosted in a US based web hsoting service.

1. Look carefully at the URL - you will see that the domain is (highlighted in bold above) and that the part is a sub domain of


" Dear eBay customer, Due to recent activity, including possible unauthorized listings placed on your account, we will require a second confirmation of your identity ..."


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 ...

TKO NOTICE: eBay request, please read - spoofed email


The bogus web page ...

TKO NOTICE: eBay request, please read - forged sign in page.


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