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17th November 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
17th November 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address <>
Subject Sellers And Buyers Important Update

Spoof email links to a spoof webpage where victim is prompted to enter their details believing the site is genuine. Details are then forwarded to a local script and captured.

Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content Folder/~SQL~/!@data@/ebay-ssl-verifcation/~~~~~/cgi.ebay.comwseBayISAPI.dll.Verifyyouraccount.htmebay_ssl_check_secure_ssl_server_non-restricted_activations_contine_verify_admin_security_ebay/ebay_ssl_check_secure_ssl_server_non-restricted_activations_contine_verify_admin_security_ebay_SSLSECUREDVerifyuser.txt


1. Email claims to be from eBay asking you to verify/confirm your account. You will be taken to a spoof login page where your details will be captured by the phishers.

2. eBay never send users emails requesting details in this way.

3. URL traced to a server in Cairo, Egypt.

4. URL diguised as

5. Yet another example of the lengths and effort the phishers will go to. A very convincing spoof site and email make this quite a dangerous scam.


" Dear eBay© Sellers And Buyers. We were unable to process your most recent payment. Did you recently change your bank, phone number or credit card? "...

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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