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    Senior Member Fredmertz51's Avatar
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    Just got Phished

    by a 2nd chance offer on e-bay, but figured it out in time. Be careful out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fredmertz51
    by a 2nd chance offer on e-bay, but figured it out in time. Be careful out there.
    huh?

    you mean the seller had a buddy that drove the price up a lot and conveniently never payed?

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    Senior Member Fredmertz51's Avatar
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    2nd chance offer on a bike that I lost by $200, with 8 other people with higher bids than mine, with a email that didn't match the original ad, with feedback on the highest bidder that said great buyer, quick payment, I emailed the address on the original ad and he said he knew nothing about the second chance.

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    Yeesh, that is definitely good information to know. Phishing is definitely getting to be be a major concern these days, especially targetted phishing, rather than general mass-mail scams.

    Makes me wish eBay had an option to something like SecurID authentication where you type your username and password in, as well as a number off the token. Heck, even America Online used to offer this service to its members a couple years back.

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    I thought some smelly hippies invaded your house and played a 20-minute song.

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