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Message From eBay Member
3rd August 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
3rd August 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address
Message From eBay Member

Submitted form data on spoof eBay login webpage is forwarded to a local script.

Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content =100%20jiuJKH%20hj87HJaH7ri%20fKhjhkHU758jhkJHK87ri%20f64HJFIFSDUFf7ri%20f98sdh7ri%20ff884 98sfdjh7ri%20fbf47ri%20f3f8usdfunn4

disguised as:

Traced to a server in Pitesti, Bucharest


1. A more unusual and clever scam. The spoof email pretends to be from an eBay buyer who has not recieved the item they suposedly paid for. When the link in the email is clicked (so the victim can check their eBay account to investigate further), a spoof eBay login webpage is loaded that captures details which are sent to a local script. I have rated this as high risk due to its unusual method, so be vigilent!

2. eBay NEVER send out emails requesting details from users.


" Hi, I have paid for this item !!! When it will be shipped ?"...

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.


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