Scammers deploy bots for Ebay manipulation

Tuesday, 1 August 2006, 9:14 AM EST

Online scammers have turned to automated bots to create Ebay accounts with a positive feedback record, reports security vendor Fortinet.

Online criminals use the automated scripts or bots to create vast collections of user accounts with positive feedback records. Those accounts can than be used to sell large ticket items that are never delivered.

At vnunet.

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