eBay Hacked Flash Memory Advertised Capacity Trends August 2010 For Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives, MP3 MP4 MP5 Players.
Posted by techchips on August 29, 2010
SOSFakeFlash latest statistics show 16GB fake flash memory capacity on eBay is dropping. It is being replaced with an increase in 32GB fake capacity.
128 GB capacity for fake flash memory reached an all time high in April 2010. In June it was at a low. During the summer of 2010 for 128GB upgraded memory (digitally altered memory) continues to increase.
Data for 256 GB hacked flash memory items is limited at SOSFakeFlash. Buyers are not reporting in, or eBay is able to remove the listings before frauded buyers found out.
Currently FakeMemorySentinel is launching a new series of alerts. SOSFakeFlash is engaged in forensic evidence gathering on suspended eBay sellers. We ask you to include your eBay listing when you report in to help us reduce reconstruction time.
KittyFireFlash’s team is struggling to gather information. Make it easy and send all the required information. A lot of information is being lost because it is incomplete,the team does not have the manpower to do and track follow up emails.
The battle against fake flash memory continues to escalate and is entering a new phase. According to Dragon Dakel’s team, the FakeMemorySentinel site is blocking new sellers on eBay. Especially for Kingston, Sony and Sandisk.
As the FrankenFlash project continues to tighten the wall around eBay Asian sellers for fraudulent memory, sellers register new id’s daily. eBay is catching a lot of them along with the Sentinel site. As soon as they are shut down, they register a new eBay id.
The most common false capacities are 32GB, 128GB and 256GB. Kingston Technologies continues to suffer the most damage to it’s reputation on eBay. The actual capacity for items is between 2GB ~ 4GB real flash memory.
Your help is requested for eBay, please read: How Are People Fighting Against Fake Memory MP Players, USB Flash Drives And Memory Cards? eBay And The Internet.