"Confirm Your Identity to Access your eBay Account" Phishing Scam

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eBay customers or online users who have received the "Confirm Your Identity to Access your eBay Account" email message below, which claim they need to confirm that they have accessed their accounts, 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.

Confirm Your Identity to Access your eBay Account Phishing Scam
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The "Confirm Your Identity to Access your eBay Account" Phishing Scam

From: eBay <eBay@ebay.com>

Subject: Confirm it's you to access your eBay account

Date: August 5, 2018 at 3:47:59 PM MDT

We need to confirm you have access to this account

eBay

Please confirm your identity to access your eBay account

Hi Ralph,

It looks like you’re having trouble signing into your account.

Please select the ‘confirm’ button to verify your identity and access your account. (It’s only good for 24 hours.)

If you don’t recognize this activity, please contact us.

Confirm

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  • September 8, 2019 at 2:31 AM by an anonymous user from: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

    Here is another scam:

    "We need to confirm you have access to this account, Andreas

    eBay

    Please confirm your identity to access your eBay account

    HI Andreas,

    It looks like you’re having trouble signing into your account.

    Please select the ‘confirm’ button to verify your identity and access your account. (It’s only good for 24 hours.)

    If you don’t recognize this activity, please contact us.

    Confirm

    eBay is committed to your privacy. Read our user agreement and privacy notice. Learn how to recognize fake (spoof) emails.

    We don't check replies sent to this email. If you have questions, we want to help you find an answer.

    Copyright ©2019 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. eBay and the eBay logo are trademarks of eBay Inc., 2145 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125.

    Email reference id: [#669f6e333c2d44229fa7211301bc324c#]"

  • November 22, 2018 at 2:27 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -Original message-

    From : eBay@ebay.com

    Date : 21/11/2018 - 22:06 (GMT)

    Subject : Confirm it's you to access your eBay account

    We need to confirm you have access to this account, Rosalinda

    eBay

    Please confirm your identity to access your eBay account

    Hi Rosalinda,

    It looks like you’re having trouble signing into your account.

    Please select the ‘confirm’ button to verify your identity and access your account. (It’s only good for 24 hours.)

    If you don’t recognize this activity, please contact us.

  • October 29, 2018 at 10:31 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Forwarded message -

    From: eBay <eBay@ebay.com>

    Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 at 12:57

    Subject: Confirm it's you to access your eBay account

    We need to confirm you have access to this account, Gail

    eBay

    Please confirm your identity to access your eBay account

    Hi Gail,

    It looks like you’re having trouble signing into your account.

    Please select the ‘confirm’ button to verify your identity and access your account. (It’s only good for 24 hours.)

    If you don’t recognize this activity, please contact us.

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