Tag: Phishing

Vehicle History Report Scam Targeting Consumers Selling Used Cars

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Vehicle History Report Scam

The Federal Trade Commission issued a warning this month about vehicle history report scams tricking consumers into giving up their personal information. It’s a form of Phishing in an attempt to steal your personal information / identity. 😥 Beware con artists are everywhere! You get a call or text from someone who claims to be […]

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Falsely Flagged As Phishing Website Revokes SSL / TLS Cert

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CloudFlare SSL Certificate Revoked After Domain Falsely Flagged For Phishing

For the second time in close to a year our CloudFlare supplied SSL security certificate was revoked. Like the 1st time, the rat fink targeted CloudFlare who provides our primary transport layer encryption certificate. Fortunately for us, we have backup certs installed on our server and were able to successfully switch to them while CloudFlare […]

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Are Motor Vehicle Phishing Scams Still On eBay Motors

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Suspeced eBay Phishing Car Scams 11/28/2014

eBay seems to be moving away from their eBay Motors Brand, and are changing their vehicle listing format to resemble eBay core. When looking at cars on the site, nowhere is the wording “eBay Motors.” Just last week it was discovered their eBay Motors Facebook business page had vanished. It’s my personal opinion that early […]

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Two Romanians Convicted Of Bank Fraud Sentenced

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FBI Report: Vehicle Purchase Protection Fraud

Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Kimberly K. Mertz, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that two Romanian citizens were sentenced today by United States District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven for participating in an extensive Internet “phishing” scheme. Bogdan Boceanu, […]

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eBay Motors Vehicle Specific Phishing Scams 06/09/2013

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2006 Corvette Z06 eBay Scam 281119103844

It’s been a busy weekend – the scammers have been really busy listing their phishing scams on eBay Motors. We start out with this 2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS that is offered by free00hl for only $20,000 (171055335055). Next is this 2008 Cadillac Escalade AWD for only $9,000 it’s for sale by htyr23e (121123894547). Next is […]

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eBay Is Still Shooting Bloggers And Messengers

1:56 PM
eComerceBytes.com Open DNS Phishing Warning - eComerceBytes Blog Blocked!

If you read my last post, you already know that eBay accused the Steiner’s of AuctionBytes / eCommerceBytes of running a phishing website. If you missed the beginning, click here to read yesterdays post. This morning to get this Open DNS warning that blog.ecommercebytes.com is blocked as a phishing website. I’m saying to myself, Hmmmm […]

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