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How do I report a spoof/fraudulent email or web site?

SolutionThe biggest threat to the security of your Kijiji account is fraudulent spoof and phishing emails. Spoof emails look like real Kijiji emails and include links to "phishing" web sites. While these phishing web sites may also look like Kijiji, they are fake sites designed by scammers to steal your Kijiji user name and password.

You can keep your Kijiji account secure by only signing in to Kijiji when your web browser tells you the page is secure:

Never sign in unless these icons show up in your browser and the web address starts with https://secure.kijiji.ca/

Spoof emails typically tell you that your Kijiji account has been disabled, locked out or suspended. The email may even show a Kijiji link that appears to be genuine, but when clicked goes to the phishing web site. To be safe, always double check the web address after you click on any links in an email to make sure they are actually from Kijiji. We also suggest you use the latest version of your web browser and use an anti-virus program to stay completely protected.

Please forward all suspicious email addresses and websites to spoof@kijiji.ca.

 
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Topic: Staying Safe using Kijiji
Date added: 2010-01-04 19:06:49
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