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Flippa Blackhat Scam?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by gejjvan, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. gejjvan

    gejjvan Newbie

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    There are many sites on flippa claiming to have "made 1400 in three days".

    They then show screenshots of purchases that were made to their gaypal accounts. I know that a gaypal balance can be faked, but can these as well? How do they do it?
     
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    its not hard, its called photoshop
     
  3. Design Superstars

    Design Superstars Registered Member

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    I haz knowlege of the photoshops. Lol we're talking about 4-5 minutes of work to fake earnings on pp screenshots.
     
  4. SilverSultan

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    it is easy man, just have to bee really careful, look at due diligence section in flippa, look at info for the site in Alexa, if site has a lot of traffic from third world country it could be due to junk traffic, also use Semrush to check keywords a site goes for, click on the sellers name to see if he has been suspended ever, also if he sells a lot of rehased junk sites that look the same, then he is bull sh$$ting you :) hope I helped somewhat ;)
     
  5. raju4all

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    you do not need Photoshop.....its simpler than that...if you like to do it pm me and will do it for you...not only for paypal but for any....yes any site..
     
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    Let me guess; they start at $1 no reserve. Come on man, use that gray stuff between your ears. If someone is selling a site that really makes $1400 in 3 days, it would have a reserve of 5 figures at least.

    I have 3 sites that are very close to that number per week and I would even list one of them for less than $30,000. Nobody sells a website that makes good money for less than 6 months of revenue. It would be insane to do so.

    Learn how to read a site for "potential" not earnings. Established earning sites aren't cheap. You can pick up sites with potential if you know what you're looking for.

    I sell such sites but I don't pay to advertise here so I wouldn't think to do so. Why do I sell sites with potential? Because I'll take one in the hand before waiting on two in the bush. However if I don't get my price then the site becomes part of my farm and I water it, feed it and put it to good use. If buyers don't see the potential then I keep them and make them work for me.

    Look for potential, not sites where a seller is obviously blowing smoke up your ass. I've seen those listings and wonder how any buyer can be so stupid? Of course those sellers are usually the ones that come whining on here how they sold a $3,000 website and got a chargeback. How the buyer "stole" it from them, blah blah blah. Maybe if they didn't grossly misrepresent their mfa websites someone won't feel angry enough to do a charge-back. Steer clear from sellers that obviously and grossly misrepresent their websites. They're nothing but trouble.

    HTH, buy smart
     
  7. Design Superstars

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    I think flippa attracts people with more money than online business sense, and they take what listings say at face value, thus the sales that make you knock your head against the wall
     
  8. tigerjim14

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    Photoshop makes it easy
     
  9. Fuggz

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    You can edit any website with this code by putting it into the browser address bar:

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    javascript:document.body.contentEditable='true'; document.designMode='on'; void 0
    Or you can use Firebug or Google dev tools to edit the paypal page.

    This being said; you are a massive tool if you use this to rip people off, there are plenty of working methods on this forum to learn how to make $$$ without scamming/stealing...
     
  10. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Not if you want to stay on BHW any longer you won't.

    If I see you mention anything relating to fraud again, you'll get a life ban. If I find anyone has PM'ed raju about faking screenshots, you'll also be banned.

    Faking screenshots is fraud. Don't do it.

    Consider this a final warning.
     
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    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    i don't think the OP was asking how to fake stats....i think he was asking if it was possible that flippa sellers were faking screenshots.....yes it is possible..

    you don't even need photoshop....

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    javascript:document.body.contentEditable='true'; document.designMode='on'; void 0
    which is why you should be careful when buying any site or domain..... never buy a domain or site based soley on screenshots
     
  12. tonlilaz

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    yes, it is possible for somebody to sell a site like that.....but it's important to be cautious of anybody making that claim....it's also important to check and see if the site's been google slapped....
     
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    How hard is it to fake earnings with a video/screencap of a paypal account, showing them logging in, then showing earnings?

    What about doing a screen share? Hard to fake that?