Weird e-mails from customer service @ eggbid e-mail?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by asher, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    I've gotten a few today. Here's the latest:


    "Dear (my name),
    Play Ground Online For English - USA – VietNamese
    Timtoi.Info have categorys funny .Eg:games,picture funny..."

    What in the world? I have two accounts there and haven't checked the other. (ETA: Yeah, on the other e-mail, too. I hope the e-mail addresses were the only thing compromised. *sigh*)

    I can only assume their e-mail got messed up or they have a virus or something? I've honestly never had luck contacting and getting a reply from egg bid so haven't even bothered trying, plus it's the same address that I'm getting the crud from so...[​IMG]
     
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  2. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, I just got that same email. Weird!! The link takes you to a (vietnamese?) game site or something like that. If I had time right now, I would contagt eggbid. I bet they got hacked.
     
  3. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got two of those today too-- very weird
     
  4. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Typical SPAM.

    They can put whatever email address they want as the 'from' - it doesn't have to match the actual email account it was sent from.

    SPAM programs/viruses often take email addresses to use as the 'from', as well as the "to' from blind internet searches for email addresses and links.

    I have a business and get stuff all the time that has my OWN email as the 'from' and I know I didn't send myself that rather tasteless SPAM ad for viagra...
     
  5. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Maybe so...but kind of odd that members of eggbid are getting in...in other words, where would they get the e-mail addresses? One of mine in particular, I have ONLY used for eggbid. Never used it for anything else at all.


    Here's the source/info for anyone smart enough to figure it out! hehe

    X-AOL-UID: 3196.772371494
    X-AOL-DATE: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:56:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time
    Return-Path: <[email protected]>
    Received: from rly-da05.mx.aol.com (rly-da05.mail.aol.com [172.19.129.79]) by air-da08.mail.aol.com (v121.5) with ESMTP id MAILINDA084-a70486bb33321e; Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:56:31 -0400
    Received: from eggbidweb.dedicated.expresstech.net (65.182.193.118.static.sdf.hosting.com [65.182.193.118]) by rly-da05.mx.aol.com (v121.5) with ESMTP id MAILRELAYINDA058-a70486bb33321e; Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:56:19 -0400
    Received: from 127.0.0.1 ([127.0.0.1]) by eggbidweb.dedicated.expresstech.net with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959);
    Wed, 2 Jul 2008 13:00:34 -0400
    Content-type: text/plain
    Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 06:11:01 -0400
    From: [email protected]
    Subject: wWw.TimToi.Info
    To: (removing my e-mail)
    Message-ID: <[email protected]>
    X-OriginalArrivalTime: 02 Jul 2008 17:00:34.0093 (UTC) FILETIME=[246C15D0:01C8DC65]
    X-AOL-IP: 65.182.193.118
    X-AOL-SCOLL-AUTHENTICATION: listenair ; SPF_helo : n
    X-AOL-SCOLL-AUTHENTICATION: listenair ; SPF_822_from : n
    X-Mailer: Unknown (No Version)
    MIME-Version: 1.0
     
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  6. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uhm.. Yeah, that anyone sure won't be me! [​IMG] I (sadly) don't have the first clue how to tackle that. I guess you can trace the ip? [​IMG]
     
  7. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    just checked my mail and yup i have one. I deleted it.
     
  8. Ace_king_brahma

    Ace_king_brahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here I got two of these today.
     
  9. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    Here's something to make this even stranger! First, I too got one of these emails, so I contacted the real EggBid people. In about 30 min, I received a second copy of the same original spam!!!
     
  10. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Yikes. That worries me. Glad I don't have any credit card information on file with them. At least, I don't think I do. EBay on the other hand, has EVERYTHING.
     

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