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Old 09-25-2004, 01:52   #1 (permalink)
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Is this an Ebay fraud?

Just got this email and just wondering if anybody else got it.

eBay Notice

Dear %^$##@optusnet.com.au ,
We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures.
Your account has been selected for this maintenance.

Protecting the security of your eBay auction account is our primary concern,
and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Comments are welcomed!

In order to update your account information, you need to complete the following process!
If not, your account may behave unnormally and errors may occur without notification.


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Please enter your eBay details:
eBay User ID:
eBay Password:
Very important: Please submit only once!



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Old 09-25-2004, 02:06   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Is this an Ebay fraud?

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Old 09-25-2004, 02:42   #3 (permalink)
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Old 09-25-2004, 03:09   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Is this an Ebay fraud?

Send it to spoof@ebay.com.au
I always do that it lets them know who gets them and how often.
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Old 09-25-2004, 03:54   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Is this an Ebay fraud?

My lord.... you'd think these dicks could at least get their English right - unnormally indeed....
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Old 09-25-2004, 04:12   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah someone is trying to get your details, I've recieved that a few times. Forward it with the headers to eBay.
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Old 09-25-2004, 05:37   #7 (permalink)
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Old 09-25-2004, 06:56   #8 (permalink)
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A company will NEVER ask you for your password via an email, it's just never done.
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Old 09-25-2004, 07:43   #9 (permalink)
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lol asking for you're password... some idiots will get sucked in I bet
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