eBay provides a backdoor for phishers

Monday, 28 February 2005, 1:23 PM EST

Phishers are exploiting a redirection script on eBay's site to make fraudulent emails look more convincing. Three Register readers noticed the trick in scam emails they received.

Alerted by The Register Email security firm MessageLabs confirmed that it has detected and blocked the same trick a number of times in the last two weeks.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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