Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: New Security Measure

From: "eBay Security Team" <member@eBay.com>


This email with the subject "New Security Measure" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 13 Jul 2007 08:17:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "eBay Security Team" <member@eBay.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear eBay Member,

eBay Security Team has developed a new measure that will merge your eBay account with your unique E-mail account.This measure is taken to protect your privacy and help you trade safely on eBay.

The new security upgrade offers the protection of your eBay Account with the help of your E-mail Account.This way we practically attach your eBay account to your unique E-mail address.

By attaching your eBay account to your E-mail address you have the advantage to receive alerts:

  • when someone with another IP is trying to access your eBay account.
  • when a nonpaying bidder has placed a bid on one of your auctions.
  • if your paypal account has been tempered with in anyway.
  • if a seller offers discounts on items that you are interested in.
  • and many other alerts that will help you with your experience with eBay.

To attach your E-mail account to eBay click here.

Thank you,
eBay Security Team

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