[meteorite-list] Quality Scam! Beware! [Fwd: eBay Security Check]

From: Steve Schoner <steve_schoner_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:16:34 2004
Message-ID: <20030816193212.28303.qmail_at_web12705.mail.yahoo.com>

Another Ebay warning.

There is a virus file that is attached to a message
that comes allegedly from Ebay, that tells the
receiver that they have "Won an auction" for such and
such an item... it can be anything.

It then says open the attachment for details of what
you have won.

And low and behold if you do, expect a nice and very
malicious infection of "bugbear" or some other
malicious virus. So, it seems that the virus spammers
have found a way to spread their virus programs via

Another reason for me to "hate" it?

(I do all of my email from Yahoo, which has an undated
Nortons for all attachments, and it has caught all of

ALWAYS check those attachments with an updated virus
proction program before opening them.

Steve Schoner/ams

--- Mark Miconi <mam602_at_cox.net> wrote:
> Ken,
> The actual email to forward this to is
> spoof_at_ebay.com .
> Ebay will send it through if you used spam_at_ebay.com
> but the spam_at_ebay.com is
> for when another ebay user spams you about their
> auctions through ebays mail
> system.
> Thanks for the heads up.
> Mark M.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: magellon <magellon_at_earthlink.net>
> To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 11:45 AM
> Subject: [meteorite-list] Quality Scam! Beware!
> [Fwd: eBay Security Check]
> > All,
> > Sorry for this being OT, but I just got this scam
> in the mail.
> > The quality is EXCELLENT.
> > It is so good, I had to check the header -
> Bucharest, Romania....
> > Newbies take note!
> > Best,
> > ken newton
> >
> > (PS - Yes, I did forward this spam_at_ebay.com)
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