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Craigslist Account Hackers?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by kuntrygirl, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I posted a few things on craigslist today and I received this email below. Read it and tell me if anyone has ever received an email like this or ever heard about someone trying to comprise or break in to a craigstlist account. i don't know if this is a legitimate email from Craigslist or if someone is trying to send a virus. I have no idea. Any suggestions?

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    Full ViewCraigslist: Account Log In
    From: craigslist.org . <[email protected]> Add to Contacts
    To:


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    Craigslist: Account Log In


    We recently noticed an attempt to log in to your Craigslist account from a foreign Ip
    address and we have reason to believe that your account was used by third party
    without your authorization.

    If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in attempts
    may have been initiated by you. Therefore, if you are the rightful account holder,
    click on the link below to log into your account for verification.


    https://accounts.craigslist.org/


    if you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporarily
    suspend your account.

    If you received this notice and you are not authorizes account holder, please be
    aware that it is in violation of Craigslist policy to represent oneself as another Craigslist
    user. Such action may also be in violation of local, rational, and/or international law.
    Craigslist is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts
    to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft.
    Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies to ensure that
    impersonators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

    Thank you for your patience as we work together to protect your account

    Sincerely,
    Craigslist Account Review Department



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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I wouldn't trust it. It seems pretty fishy to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It's fishy/ phishing.

    Don't trust it.
     
  4. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central, N.C.
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2010
  5. mjdtexan

    mjdtexan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2008
    Houston(ish)
    I've gotten that one too. Craigslist in NEVER going to send you an email like that. Your bank wont either. The only reason they keep trying this scam is because people keep falling for it. You didnt.
     
  6. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    that one appears to be a phishing site right off the bat.
     
  7. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    yep don't click it
     
  8. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    High Springs, FL
    Quote:[​IMG] Glad you were able to catch it before clicking on the link....
     
  9. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    craigslist.org . <[email protected]> Add to Contacts

    The fact that its not from a Craigslist email account is what makes me think its NOT right....​
     

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