Has anyone recieved one of these?

Discussion in 'Community' started by jtt, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. jtt macrumors regular

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    #1
    Damn! It looks totally legit. The link takes you to an identical log-in screen.



    eBay request: Confirm your eBay account.
    Dear xxxxxxxxxxxxx ,

    Due to recent activity, including possible unauthorized listings placed on your account, we will require a second confirmation of your identity with us in order to allow us to investigate this matter further.Your account is not suspended, but if in 48 hours after you receive this message your account is not confirmed we reserve the right to suspend your eBay registration. If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of eBay policy to represent oneself as another eBay user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. eBay is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.


    To confirm your identity with us click here:
    http://signin.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?OneTimePayment&ssPageName=h:h:sin:US

    After responding to the message, we ask that you allow at least 72 hours for the case to be investigated. Emailing us before that time will result in delays. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you and we would like to thank you for your cooperation as we review this matter.

    eBay will request personal data (password, credit card/bank numbers, and so on) in this email.

    Thank you for using eBay!
    http://www.ebay.com/


    This eBay notice was sent to you based on your eBay account preferences. If you would like to review your notification preferences for other types of communications, click here. If you would like to receive this email in text only, click here.

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  2. jeremy.king macrumors 603

    jeremy.king

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    Fuquay Varina, NC
    #2
    Thats old news.

    Bunch of those emails out there trying to exploit a known issue with IDN handling.

    This has been patched in all browsers. Make sure you are up-to-date.
     

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