Mr A! 13:09 14 Jan 2005

Please be aware that there is currently an email circulating asking for users to confirm their ebay/paypal account information. THIS IS A SCAM. Myself and others have received emails asking for account verification and since i don't even have a paypal/ebay account why did i receive an email?. From taking part in other computing forums I am now positive that this is a scam.

Remember that if you want to verify your ebay/paypal account details, type the URL in the browser. Don't click one from an email.

  pj123 17:00 14 Jan 2005
  Taw® 14:20 15 Jan 2005

As long as you read and understand the advice given on both ebay and paypal secure sites you will not be caught by scammers. As pj123 I receive these daily and the odd bank one. I always sign into the sites through the address bar and never ever from an email link.

  Forum Editor 14:46 15 Jan 2005

for a long time Mr A! but it's worth having annother reminder.

  Mr A! 14:12 18 Jan 2005

internet is like Forum Editor. You can never have enough reminders to help keep you safe!

  Dennis1 15:32 18 Jan 2005

I've also had several reminders,and also one saying that 'I'm in violation of my e-bay account'.What account, like Stuartli I don't have an account,and as MrA! say's you can never have enough reminders,always some unsuspecting person likely to fall for it.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Android Oreo News: Release Date & New Features

11 must-have iMessage stickers packs by Jean Jullian, Christoph Niemann, Jon Burgerman & more

iMac 21.5-inch (2017) review

Que faire en cas de vol ou perte de votre smartphone ?