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    • MCGONIS
    • By MCGONIS 13th Mar 17, 8:55 PM
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    MCGONIS
    Every ebay customer must read this
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    • 13th Mar 17, 8:55 PM
    Every ebay customer must read this 13th Mar 17 at 8:55 PM
    Hi everyone.

    I got a bit of a fright tonight after purchasing something off ebay.

    I normally just click PURCHASE then PAYPAL and the whole thing does it for me without logging in etc.

    Tonight though I got a right fright.

    Now on 9/2/16 I got an email from ebay to say my account may have been hacked and to change my password. That they has restored my account to before the hack.

    I changed my password on 9/2/16.

    Tonight though I ordered a new plug for my bathroom basin. I clicked BUY NOW and then PAY WITH PAY PAL, but as I done this, I got a funny address and name flashing up on screen.

    Someone has altered my account so deliveries now go to;
    The bits before my postcode are total fraud.

    Just to warn people of this.

    (Text removed by MSE Forum Team)
    Last edited by MSE ForumTeam3; 14-03-2017 at 10:55 AM. Reason: Personal details
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    • POPPYOSCAR
    • By POPPYOSCAR 13th Mar 17, 9:51 PM
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    POPPYOSCAR
    You to go ebay. MY EBAY. MESSAGES. Then you get MY MESSAGES from an INBOX.
    Originally posted by MCGONIS
    It was not clear from your post that the email was actually in your messages on your ebay account and not just an email sent to your email account.

    I always think of anything from ebay as in my messages.
    • George Michael
    • By George Michael 13th Mar 17, 9:53 PM
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    George Michael
    But actually, if you have a lappy like mine, it remembers the passwords without me having to.
    Originally posted by MCGONIS
    So if someone manages to gain access to your laptop, (either physically or by hacking) they can then also access both your ebay and paypal accounts?
    • POPPYOSCAR
    • By POPPYOSCAR 13th Mar 17, 9:53 PM
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    POPPYOSCAR
    Eh HELLO?

    I can't believe you are being so unreasonable.

    I have accounts with Citibank, Nationwide, Very.co.uk, Ebay, Trustpilot and this very web site, plus about 20 others. I cant remember every password. They all want them in a different format anyway. So thanks for trying to make me look stupid when this post was about helping.
    Originally posted by MCGONIS
    You seem very angry for no good reason.

    I am starting to doubt your story.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 13th Mar 17, 9:57 PM
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    hollydays
    So many people are learning as they go along. I know I am .
    I've never heard of Ebay saying they have reset your password.

    I personally am receiving numerous phishing emails,virtually every other day ' Ebay' since I ordered goods from China ( most of which I have got refunds for as they are SNAD)

    The only thing I have learned is, if the message gets you worried - you are likely to react.

    However, I use Ebay an awful lot and have become cynical ( good) and regularly read the mse Ebay board.
    Last edited by hollydays; 13-03-2017 at 10:01 PM.
    • MCGONIS
    • By MCGONIS 13th Mar 17, 10:01 PM
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    MCGONIS
    You seem very angry for no good reason.

    I am starting to doubt your story.
    Originally posted by POPPYOSCAR
    I am trying to help people, going forward about ebay but all I am getting is that I have been hacked, or I am angry. Why does no one focus on the address I posted. The intercepted one. Somewhere in PE postal area.

    So basically dare post on here and you get shot down. HASHTAG NOT HAPPY
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 13th Mar 17, 10:05 PM
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    hollydays
    I am trying to help people, going forward about ebay but all I am getting is that I have been hacked, or I am angry. Why does no one focus on the address I posted. The intercepted one. Somewhere in PE postal area.

    So basically dare post on here and you get shot down. HASHTAG NOT HAPPY
    Originally posted by MCGONIS
    You are raising concerns. Actually people are trying to help you.
    I don't see PE Postal code though.
    Last edited by hollydays; 13-03-2017 at 10:07 PM.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 13th Mar 17, 11:28 PM
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    DCFC79
    If theres an issue with your account ebay will email you ?

    Wouldnt trust a message thats in your ibox in ebay.
    Je Suis Charlie
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 13th Mar 17, 11:35 PM
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    DCFC79
    Why not inform ebay of the issue ? They surely can get it fixed ?
    Je Suis Charlie
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