[SBE] SBE Digest, Vol 204, Issue 1
chris at broadcastdoc.net
Thu Jul 23 14:25:11 EDT 2009
Oh, I am absolutely aware of the emails that are out there.
Often times those are not the result of using PayPal, but rather basic email
harvesting attacks. I often get PayPal phishing emails to accounts that
only exist for administrative purposes (for incoming mail only).
I guess what I'm saying is that I'm looking for more data regarding the
connection between offering PayPal as a form of payment and people getting
On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 1:19 PM, <A9xw at cs.com> wrote:
> I've had dosenz of phishing mails based on ebay/paypal. Many stupidly say
> things as Fred Ruhwidel @ or other first names, and I know I am the only
> Ruhwiedel in the western Hemisphere. Many other easily traceable phishes
> from Ebay and Paypal info, many disguised as "question about item #
> *90776847549" when I have nothing posted on Ebay. Same group of crook sthat
> send you "bank security" bogus mails, and "your ebay account or Paypal
> account" security is in jeopardy. Just surf the Ebay and hack the posted
> email addresses of people selling stuff. "ask seller a question" That is
> why I use a completely different sales name and address. Its worse than
> hotmail or music download sites.
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