FW: e-bay

From: Mike Tomasura <MTomasura@BradleyCaldwell.com>
To: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: FW: e-bay
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 12:25:52 -0400

> I guess e-bay had some problems? A few users got this message from them.
> Dear eBay user!
> At 09.24.2003 our company has lost a number
> of accounts in the system during the database
> maintenance. If you have an active account, please
> click on the link below to update your credit card
> information. If you have problems with your account, please let us know
> at email support@ebay.com <mailto:support@ebay.com>

Nope! It is a 'credit card harvesting scam'... (Or whatever the term
dujour is today...)

Good for identity theft purposes and for stealing credit card numbers
to run up someone else's bill...

I mean... Look at it: Poor grammar, poor punctuation, ...

> https://cgi.ebay.com/saw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?UpdateInformation
> <https://e%31bay.com/saw-cgi/?UpdateInformation>

Also, if this is for real, it looks like eBay has bigger problems:
Connection refused to both of these URLs.

Gregory Hicks