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Old Oct 27, 2005, 12:31 PM
OmegaX OmegaX is offline
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Default anyone else get email from ebay where it says acct been compromised?

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I got this email from ebay today where it says my acct with them has been compromised and i need to confirm my details....however this could be a trap if i click on the it fake?
Old Oct 27, 2005, 01:08 PM
AcidBath AcidBath is offline
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If this is the first time you have gotten one of these your are extremely lucky (or just opened an email account.
Do not click the link, just delete it.
This is a form of spam call phishing where when you follow the link you go to a site that looks just like eBay, but it ain't eBay!
They will record what you try to log-in with and then use youe eBay
account for nasty things.
Old Oct 27, 2005, 05:40 PM
modo modo is offline
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DON`T DELETE IT. Forward it to "" they will try and track it.
Old Oct 27, 2005, 06:46 PM
Insomniac Insomniac is offline
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I agree, forward to ebay so they can at least try to catch these @rseholes.

BTW, NO reputable organisation sends out emails asking you to confirm security details.
Old Oct 31, 2005, 10:57 AM
handyguy handyguy is offline
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Any official email from PayPal or Ebay has YOUR name on it.....

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