eBay customers or online users who have received email messages like the one below, which claim their order has been confirmed and shipped, is a phishing scam. The fake emails are being sent by cybercriminals to trick potential victims into clicking on the “Dispute Payment” link. But, the link goes to phishing websites that steal credit card information, online account credentials or personal information.
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Sample of an “eBay Dispute Payment for Order Confirmed and Shipped” Phishing Scam
From: PayPal Support <[email protected]>
Date: Oct 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Subject: Thanks for your purchase
Order confirmed. Thank you!
Hi dear – Order confirmed. Your order has shipped to 861 E Sandhill Ave , Carson, California , United States
BALANCE DUE: GBP 171.00
Metode Payment : Paypal
GOPRO HERO 4 Session Action Camera GPS WiFi Video Photo Camcorder BRAND NEW
Estimated delivery : Fri.. Dec. 23 – Jan. 21
Shipping service : Standard Int’l Shipping
Item # : 281862130319
Transaction id : 1487509438018
Its Not You ?
GOPRO HERO 4 Session Action Camera GPS WiFi Video Photo Camcorder BRAND NEW …
Recipients of the fake or phishing emails are asked to delete and should not follow the instructions in it. Online users who have already being tricked are asked to contact their banks if they tricked into using their credit card on the website that they were taken. They are also asked to change the password for their online accounts.
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