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Protecting your account

The safety of our members is one of our top priorities, so we take a number of steps to help ensure the security of your account. There are also several things you can do to prevent your account from being hacked or taken over.

Below you'll find some helpful articles on how you can keep your account safe, and how to recognise scam attempts.

Tips for keeping your eBay account secure

Learn about the measures we take to protect your account, and some simple steps you can take to keep your account secure.

Recognising spoof and phishing attempts

Be suspicious of any unusual request for your personal or financial information. Learn how to spot fake emails and websites, and how to report spoof emails.

To keep your account secure, we recommend changing your password regularly, keeping your contact information up-to-date, and watching out for spoof or phishing scams.

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