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REPORT SUMMARY

Date Reported
13th November 2003

Apparent Sender
eBay

Subject
Update Seller
Account

Senders Address (spoofed)
various

Content
text and a cloaked link to a fake eBay page
(see images)

Spoofed Web page/site?
Yes

Web page/site
content

fake eBay
page with web form
(see images)

Web page/site origin
URL
VARIOUS
(extra caution
recommended)

Identity Theft method
Web form information
is captured and
relayed to the
scammers while you
are sent to the
genuine eBay
sign in page

 

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eBay 'update seller account' spoof email scam!


This spoof email has been reported to us several times so far this week. The email suggests that eBay have have reason to believe that there may be some problems with your account, although it is no clearer than this about what the problem(s) may be.

The spoof email goes on to say that your account may become temporarily suspended if you do not use the link provided to verify your account information. The link is cloaked (disguised) and actually would take you to a fake eBay page which would provide a means to supply information such as credit or debit card and bank details.

The fake web page has been hosted at a number of different places including Yahoo web space and BellSouth.net in the US. Should you receive this hoax, then you can expect it to show a different URL in your browser address bar.

If you have received this hoax 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

 

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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.

Take a good look at the following images, because this hoax email scam may be coming to an inbox near you!

The Email ...

 

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The fake web page...

 

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