Sunday, June 28, 2020

Ebay Phishing Email - We have a surprise for ebay

For the record, the eBay email is going around with subject 
We have a surprise for ebay 📣

This email tries to trick you into previewing the images below, and you may think that is safe, but is the catch. 

What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page.

From :  Congratulation <>

Subject :  We have a surprise for ebay 

Has A Big Surprise For You

Claim one of our free exclusive

reward offers (minimum value $90)

if you can't see the images below please , click here <---PHISHING LINK 

How to tell this is a Phishing email ?

  1. Check email address in full, if it's not from originating company then it's phishing.
  2. Hover over all links in email, if it's not from the  company's website then forget it.

  3. The best way is to look at message source, see below.

How to examine Email Message Source ?

Now lets look at message source
  1.>Actions->View Message Source. 
  2.>More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from

Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1.>Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2.>More (down-arrow to top right)->Report Phishing 

Report Phishing URLs at Google now 

If you have recievied this email take further action now by click these links


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies


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