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Jan. 28th, 2004

11:07 am - About a spam titled: "Your ebay auction payment"

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I read this one and it had an interesting paragraph (emphasis is mine):

I've seen these messages before, but I've never seen one with such an appropriate pair of 'tracking number'/'userid' words. I guess that these people don't have much respect for the people (suckers!) who click on the embedded URLs or reply to the message. They also don't seem to have have much quality control of their messages. What do you think?

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Date:January 28th, 2004 08:28 pm (UTC)
I once got one of these which was very realistic. It asked me to confirm some information and had a link to a very realistic looking "eBay" website where one was to sign in. Of course, the URL was not an eBay.com address. It's an info grabbing scam.

We all need to be careful, but then we knew that.

Oh yeah. I forwarded the note to eBay.
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