Romanian Hacker Broadcasts eBay Customer AccountsBy Lisa Vaas | Posted 2007-03-10 Email Print
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"Born_To_Scam_American_Guys" posted valid SSNs, credit card numbers and ATM pins after saying that Romanian boys are learning how to scam people while American and Canadian boys "eat burgers at McDolnalds and watch naked girls on interne
eBay has confirmed that, early on the morning of March 8 EST, an alleged Romanian hacker calling himself "Born_To_Scam_American_Guys" posted records for 15 eBay users on an eBay forum for between 40-60 minutes before the company removed them.
The posts were put up on the Trust & Safety board. According to other forum members who claimed to have taken part in the discussion and begged eBay to take down the information, the hacker signed in under a hijacked account and began taunting others, with the final result being the posting of the 15 accounts.
According to Firemeg.com, a site dedicated to eBay watching, the post that kicked it all off appeared at 1:52 EST on the forum. The initial post, according to Firemeg.com, reads: