Ebay changed my email randomly without my permission

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by zjpj, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. zjpj

    zjpj F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    I just got an email telling me that my Ebay email had been changed. to a different address @tulipsmail.net

    I did not make this request. Do you think someone hacked my login or something?
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  3. David_S

    David_S F1 World Champ
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    Nov 1, 2003
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    David S.
    Ebay will never change any of your personal details (e-mail address or otherwise) unless you ask them to. As to if you have been hacked:

    1) If you access ebay through an AOL account: definately

    2) If you access ebay through some other provider: most likely.

    Time to log in to your account, change your password, & send a note to ebay that the e-mail change was not authorized.

    p.s.: I DO hope you don't have any further problems.
  4. zjpj

    zjpj F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    Thanks, good idea. I got an email that said: "Thank you for submitting your change of e-mail address request. Instructions on completing the change have been sent to your new email address. Once the process is completed, your eBay-related email will no longer be routed to this email address."

    And I didn't submit anything... So, I'll change my password immediately and let them know.
  5. WJHMH

    WJHMH Two Time F1 World Champ
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  6. zjpj

    zjpj F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    Thanks - I also decided to change my email back, but this time to a Hotmail one for more anonymity in case someone has my password or something.

    Edit: Actually, they want a credit card for me to use Hotmail. GRRR., guess I'll go back to my original email....
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  8. dherman76

    dherman76 Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2004
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    Darren Herman
    I would also change your account password...
  9. Noelrp

    Noelrp Formula Junior

    Aug 30, 2001
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    Change your username & password or just close it.

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