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From: kedves at (Jean-Marie MONNIER)
Subject: ebay forgeries

Hi Ricardo,
I am brand new to "Full-Disclosure", and I don't know if this is the 
proper way vto append... If not, please feel free to do so in my behalf...
This eBay "spoof" (this is the official name they coined and use) has 
been around for some time in all kind of shapes and colours, in order to 
fool un-suspicious recipients
To get the full story about this "phishing scam", I suggest you to go 
and visit:

Where you get a daily tracking of such scams (and Hoaxes as well)
Although the access is free, they suggest a token donation to keep them 
afloat, and I must say I diidn't regret any cent of my modest 

I hope this helps,  Jean-Marie

Riccardo Pizzi a ?crit:

>is anyone aware of an ebay message forgery tool in the wild?
>I am receiving email messages generated from the ebay system that are
>forged to appear from a legitimate ebay member, but in fact they are not.
>It looks like the forger saves the "contact the seller" form html code,
>modifies it and then posts the forged message thru the ebay CGI system.
>The resulting email looks like the faked ebay member is contacting you
>and usually tries to convince you to buy an item similar to the one you
>have bid on, but outside ebay. Needless to say, he asks you to pay in
>advance and I bet the item would never be shipped.
>I received two of these in two days. I sent the foged email to ebay but
>they just said "it's probably an account takeover". 
>Anyone ever experienced this?
>Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.

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