Monday, March 07, 2005

EBay and Phishing

From The New York Times: "On EBay, E-Mail Phishers Find a Well-Stocked Pond"

"The proliferation of eBay and PayPal phishes means that the legitimate e-mail that powers eBay transactions are increasingly being eliminated by junk e-mail filters. At the same time, some sellers say that buyers are becoming wary because of the constant threats from phishing, which is straining eBay's relationship with customers and may be driving down auction prices."

Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/07/technology/07ebay.html?ex=1110862800&en=e1f51fd0875ae424&ei=5070 This article is relevant to a couple of topics we wil look at this semester.

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