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I received a very dodgy email from an unknown third party on Friday quoting my Abacus login password as a reference. This password is quite unique so it caught my attention.

As a result I visited the Abacus website and noticed that their login is currently disabled.

Have they had some sort of cyber hack or attack?

And has anyone else had a similar experience or dodgy email?
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Yes I received that too. I wondered where that had found that password. Thanks for that info.

It is a scam. Wanting 2000 bitcoin from me because they obtained something from the Webcam I don't have. My IT guy said not to worry about it. :evil:
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The message I see is that their login service is under maintenance.

Notwithstanding this situation I did not receive any message from them regarding my account.
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BigSaint wrote:Yes I received that too. I wondered where that had found that password. Thanks for that info.

It is a scam. Wanting 2000 bitcoin from me because they obtained something from the Webcam I don't have. My IT guy said not to worry about it. :evil:
Wow. How much is 2000 Bitcoin?
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Thanks for updating the headline...I was initially being cautious to see if anyone else had experienced the same issue. Yep 2000 bitcoin demand....I too don't have a webcam..!!
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Wow. How much is 2000 Bitcoin?
$US7,756.63 each as of 10 seconds ago = $US15,513,260.00. (= Near $25,000)

That is a somewhat ambitious ask.

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So unless you pay $25,000, the scammers do what?

Stop you bidding at Abacus???? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Even if they asked most stamp collectors I know for $25, they'd get nowhere. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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No the email is a bit more sinister than that. It claims to have your password and quotes it, but doesn't state what the password is for.

It then states that 'they' have all your contacts and social media etc and have hacked your webcam and filmed you watching porn over the past 116 days.

Then demand 2000 bitcoin within one day or they will send the 'video' of you to everyone that you know across all forms of media.

They even kindly provide a link to show you how to acquire bitcoin and then where to send it
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BigSaint wrote:Wanting 2000 bitcoin from me because they obtained something from the Webcam I don't have.
I have a webcam. Indeed all laptops have them I believe?

It is the very tiny little unobtrusive flush camera (just a few mm diameter) on top centre of outer frame, behind the white sticker on this laptop.

A techie told me he tells everyone that does not use it, (I never do) to add a sticker over there, and then no problems with these silly demands.

If some Trojan or malware or ransomware gets quietly downloaded one day, that allows them access to this camera, many will have real problems. :lol: :lol:
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fromdownunder wrote:
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Wow. How much is 2000 Bitcoin?
$US7,756.63 each as of 10 seconds ago = $US15,513,260.00. (= Near $25,000)

That is a somewhat ambitious ask.

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Global Administrator wrote:So unless you pay $25,000, the scammers do what?

Stop you bidding at Abacus???? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Even if they asked most stamp collectors I know for $25, they'd get nowhere. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Ummm... that's $25,000,000 Australian not $25,000 :shock:

On another note, I get these from time to time and they are always the same - here is your password, we have you on film being naughty, pay up or we release the footage. Load of rubbish.

The "password" they quote is no password I have ever used. I have no webcam on my desktop - so they can't record anything and the webcam on my laptop has black stickytape over it as I don't use it.

Did the email tell you that its your Abacus password or did they guess a password you use anyway?
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I mostly use desktops so no webcam. My only laptop I use is to watch Stan and Netflix.

I also do not leave credit cards on file at any of the auction houses as I pay either by bank transfer or I pay and collect in person. So if Abacus has been hacked and emails and passwords have been obtained, what else have 'they' got?
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The password that was used is totally unique to Abacus, nothing like anything I use elsewhere.

It is from the original Prestige days and I think it was provided for me
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Many people use different passwords for different sites, so if your password for stampboards is SB1234 and you get an email quoting that password you will know it came from a hack here etc.

So it seems from Brad and ebay dealer above, there is no doubt the unique passwords they used for Abacus/Prestige were hacked. And possibly the credit cards, as clearly they got the related emails, real addresses, and other info stored on site.

If so, I suspect Abacus are prudent (and probably legally obliged to) advise all clients of a known breach of their data? I've cancelled my credit card on file there, and requested a new number. Pain in the neck, but wise. :roll: :roll: :roll:
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If your "password" is nitknmok then you are not alone.

But that is not my password.

And you should have changed it anyway.... ages ago.

Don't reply that it is! Just shake your head in embarrassment and give your ears a "Gibb's clip" if I just told you yours. :shock:
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Allanswood wrote:Ummm... that's $25,000,000 Australian not $25,000 :shock:
Don't look at me. I didn't make the red edit now in my post.

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I receive the same email on a regular basis. I just ignore it. No one wants to see me in such a video anyway.

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Allanswood wrote:
But that is not my password.

And you should have changed it anyway.... ages ago.
If the members above used a unique password for Prestige/mossgreen/abacus as they say is the case, clearly they have been hacked, and the crooks now have their credit card detail, expiry, and email and address of cardholders as well.

Abacus should alert all those affected, so as they can cancel their cards and be on the look out for fraudulent transactions.

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It is doing the rounds in various forms.

Here is mine, done by a web form.


rom: Felipa Nyholm
Email: nyholm.felipa@gmail.com

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PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO SOMEONE IN YOUR COMPANY WHO IS ALLOWED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS!

We have hacked your website http://www.stampmall.com.au and extracted your databases.

How did this happen?
Our team has found a vulnerability within your site that we were able to exploit. After finding the vulnerability we were able to get your database credentials and extract your entire database and move the information to an offshore server.

What does this mean?

We will systematically go through a series of steps of totally damaging your reputation. First your database will be leaked or sold to the highest bidder which they will use with whatever their intentions are. Next if there are e-mails found they will be e-mailed that their information has been sold or leaked and your site http://www.stampmall.com.au was at fault thusly damaging your reputation and having angry customers/associates with whatever angry customers/associates do. Lastly any links that you have indexed in the search engines will be de-indexed based off of blackhat techniques that we used in the past to de-index our targets.

How do I stop this?

We are willing to refrain from destroying your site's reputation for a small fee. The current fee is $2000 USD in bitcoins (BTC).

Send the bitcoin to the following Bitcoin address (Copy and paste as it is case sensitive):

1Bs6CYDuHy1UGLr5ccz2UxRNcPGpeAa7tz

Once you have paid e-mail us at dbseller123@tutanota.com with your site and transaction details so we can cancel the attack. Please note that you have to make payment within 5 days after receiving this notice or the database leak, e-mails dispatched, and de-index of your site WILL start!

How do I get Bitcoins?

You can easily buy bitcoins via several websites or even offline from a Bitcoin-ATM. We suggest you to start with http://coinmama.com for buying bitcoins with credit/debit cards or http://localbitcoins.com for other type of payments.

What if I don’t pay?

If you decide not to pay, we will start the attack at the indicated date and uphold it until you do, there’s no counter measure to this, you will only end up wasting more money trying to find a solution. We will completely destroy your reputation amongst google and your customers.

This is not a hoax, do not reply to this email, don’t try to reason or negotiate, we will not read any replies. Once you have paid we will stop what we were doing and you will never hear from us again!

Please note that Bitcoin is anonymous and no one will find out that you have complied.

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fletches1 wrote:It is doing the rounds in various forms.

.......

How do I stop this?

We are willing to refrain from destroying your site's reputation for a small fee. The current fee is $2000 USD in bitcoins (BTC).
$2000 USD in bitcoins is about one third of a bit coin according to an earlier post.

How does one buy a fraction of a coin?

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32_seeker wrote:I receive the same email on a regular basis. I just ignore it. No one wants to see me in such a video anyway.
Same here.

Worrying thing is "they" have so far quoted two different! passwords I use. Yes I was one of the silly people that used only a few passwords for everything. I have so far had to change all accounts with said passwords twice, which took a while.

My PC is full of security software, also as an aside I have no webcam, so where I they getting my passwords! There was a breach at Deutsche Telekom a while ago. I can only think it was from there as they are my provider.

Sorry for the broadening of the original topic. Such hacks seem to be becoming far too common. I was never told my data was stolen either, but it obviously was.

Question: what difference does it make if you have a password that is really complicated, if its hacked they surely know it whatever the complication level?
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If the members above used a unique password for Prestige/mossgreen/abacus as they say is the case, clearly they have been hacked, and the crooks now have their credit card detail, expiry, and email and address of cardholders as well.

Abacus should alert all those affected, so as they can cancel their cards and be on the look out for fraudulent transactions.
This thread is not reporting a random ambit scam. The folks who are tossing that up are not reading what has occurred.

Anyone that uses the same passwords for everything, their cards are connected to, they deserve to be scammed.

This thread is reporting instances of passwords UNIQUE to abacus being reported to the owners, via the correct email addresses and using their correct name.

They were targeted with the email address stored at abacus and with the UNIQUE password used at abacus, hence they were stolen from abacus which clearly is why abacus has disabled their login page. They would not be doing that, it this was not a real issue.

99% of the abacus clients do not read stampboards, and will be oblivious their data appears to have been apparently stolen, as oddly, no alert seems to have been issued from abacus to those clients.
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doc wrote:
Anyone that uses the same passwords for everything, their cards are connected to, they deserve to be scammed.
Far too harsh and unbecoming of a Stampboards family member.
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A couple of accounting friends of mine, who wouldn't know what side of a stamp to lick, told me they received this email & they have never heard of Abacus.

This being the case then there other companies involved in this other Abacus. :twisted:
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ebay_dealer wrote:This password is quite unique so it caught my attention.
Well perhaps ebay_dealer is simply making it up that he only uses that password at abacus?

And maybe abacus have co-incidentally removed their log in page just for fun, to lose them business and sales and bids whilst that is down?

http://www.prestigephilately.com/

Maybe the moon is made of green cheese?

Philexx - EVERY credit card issuer, and every bank, and every online security advisor on the planet STRIDENTLY advises against lazily using the same password for every account your credit card is attached too. Perhaps email them all, and tell them they are "harsh" to be using such basic common sense. :lol: :lol: :lol:

In the meantime, perhaps we can stay on topic thanks. :idea:

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ebay_dealer wrote:This password is quite unique so it caught my attention.
Well perhaps ebay_dealer is simply making it up that he only uses that password at abacus?

And maybe abacus have co-incidentally removed their log in page just for fun, to lose them business and sales and bids whilst that is down?

Maybe the moon is made of green cheese?

Philexx - EVERY credit card issuer, and every bank, and every online security advisor on the planet STRIDENTLY advises against lazily using the same password for every account your credit card is attached too. Perhaps email them all, and tell them they are "harsh" to be using such basic common sense. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Philexx wrote:
doc wrote:
Anyone that uses the same passwords for everything, their cards are connected to, they deserve to be scammed.
Far too harsh and unbecoming of a Stampboards family member.
Apologies doc, my reply was too harsh. You are of course correct, as is Glen.
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This is going in circles.

Can the OP post the contents of the email he received minus the offending password?

All the ones I have been sent DO NOT have my name, DO NOT indicate it was any company such as Abacus, (have never indicated any website login) doesn't even say this is your password. If they actually sent me a valid password I might have trouble even working out what it was for if it's not one of my financial only passwords.

Other members are embellishing what they think has been posted, unless they have been communicated to privately and just haven't told us that.

And quite frankly, why on earth would someone hack you, steal your details and then tell you they've done it!?

They can just go suck your money dry before you know it and disappear! They'll get far more than 2k in bitcoin that way.

Any why the secondary threat of "we have you being naughty watching porn" so pay us.
Doesn't make any sense.

The only glitch to me is why have Abacus locked the login? Maybe they've had a few complaints and have suspended it as a precaution, while a techie checks out if it's legit.
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fletches1 wrote:It is doing the rounds in various forms.

Here is mine, done by a web form.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO SOMEONE IN YOUR COMPANY WHO IS ALLOWED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS!

We have hacked your website http://www.stampmall.com.au and extracted your databases.

How did this happen?

Our team has found a vulnerability within your site that we were able to exploit. After finding the vulnerability we were able to get your database credentials and extract your entire database and move the information to an offshore server.

What does this mean?

We will systematically go through a series of steps of totally damaging your reputation. First your database will be leaked or sold to the highest bidder which they will use with whatever their intentions are.

etc,etc,
Steve a half-trained Chimp can see the Admin contact for any website, from the registrant data, and send that email to them, by the MILLION, to the correct Admin contact address to the relevant website. Simple as pie. I too bin those. :lol: :lol: :lol:

They are not using any UNIQUE password or unique email address. The abacus breach appears to differ.

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Although slightly off topic our daughter had her Amazon account hacked recently! Certainly made me change my password d..... quick!

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I have tried to copy and paste the original email on here, but there is some sort of coding error which I don't understand. So I have sent it to The Sherriff to see if he can sort it.

What grabbed my attention with this was they quoted my unique Abacus password to the email address I have registered with Abacus. The scam side of it I just thought yeah yeah as I don't have webcams. It was more of a case of 'how the hell did they get that password', I followed up by checking the Abacus website to see their login facility disabled.
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Websites are regularly hacked, especially when the owner is not taking care of updating the underlying software or using outdated technology. Even the biggest companies in the world run into issues sometimes.

The only thing that helps is using strong passwords and changing it regularly. But even that is not a certainty to prevent stealing of your password from a website. Website owners should take care that their site is up to the latest protection standards and software. Providers will shut you down, temporarily, when it goes wrong until you fixed the problem.

And yes, I did receive also these emails, at least two in the last month. I never react to them.
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I have never been on abacus. But I have (twice) in the last week had the same threat quoting a password I haven’t used for about a decade, and which was used for a long defunct blog and as far as I remember nowhere else, although in those days I was less conscious of password security.

So this isn’t restricted to abacus, someone has been mining password/email combinations from a variety of sites. I deleted them both, although oddly the first one that came to an ipad didn’t fully download and can’t be deleted

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I'm feeling very left out of all of this. All I ever get is from the poor wife of a dead African Minister who wants to send me Millions so that I can give it to charitable organisations.

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Hi Norm, it just so happens that I have a charitable organisation, what are the chances eh?

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fromdownunder wrote:I'm feeling very left out of all of this. All I ever get is from the poor wife of a dead African Minister who wants to send me Millions so that I can give it to charitable organisations.

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Funny you should mention this Norm, I haven’t had any dodgy emails for ages.

Checked my junk mail to see if there were any related to this current scam in there (haven’t done that for ages), but found none.

I did find tons of other scams, etc. (most starting with “Dearly beloved”) so my winding up of the Gmail spam filter certainly worked 8)
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BigSaint wrote:Wanting 2000 bitcoin from me because they obtained something from the Webcam I don't have.
I have a webcam. Indeed all laptops have them I believe?

It is the very tiny little unobtrusive flush camera (just a few mm diameter) on top centre of outer frame, behind the white sticker on this laptop.

A techie told me he tells everyone that does not use it, (I never do) to add a sticker over there, and then no problems with these silly demands.

If some Trojan or malware or ransomware gets quietly downloaded one day, that allows them access to this camera, many will have real problems. :lol: :lol:
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I received the first foreign phone caller today for the past month. There are some silver linings

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I just received this message from my bank.....


"2020 threats

Coronavirus-related scams

We're currently seeing many instances of scammers impersonating business and government authorities using COVID-19 messages. We've also seen a number of coronavirus-related online shopping scams.

A few specific examples to watch out for are:

Flight refund scam
Scammers are targeting people who are waiting for refunds from airlines that cancelled flights due to the coronavirus shutdown.

The messages include a fake flight refund form and they tell customers to fill it in with their name and credit card details. Using this trick, cybercriminals could collect personal and financial information and use them to carry out a broad range of malicious activities. Data gathered could be also offered for sale on the dark web.

To confirm the source of emails or messages you receive, directly contact the company using a phone number from the company’s website or from a phone number search via the White Pages online directory.

Bitcoin threat phishing email
A phishing email has been circulating demanding that customers buy and send $2,000 worth of Bitcoin within 24 hours to prevent the release of compromising material to their contacts.

The email and password included in the email is likely to have been obtained through an external data leakage from an unknown source and may be a previous password the customer has used for their device or banking.

Texts that appear to come from ‘GOV’ and ‘MyGov’
There have been multiple reports of texts that appear to come from ‘GOV’ and ‘MyGov’, with links to more information related to COVID-19.

For more information about coronavirus-related scams, visit the Stay Smart Online and Scamwatch websites."

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Gordon wrote:I received the first foreign phone caller today for the past month. There are some silver linings
Speaking of which it’s amazing how many dodgy phone calls get stopped by an answering machine :idea:

Out of say 10 calls I’d say at least 2 on average were automated scammers.
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I may have missed it in the thread, but to ask an obvious question:

Has anyone tried contacting them to clarify the situation?
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The Pom wrote: Has anyone tried contacting them to clarify the situation?
A perfect job for you to volunteer for. :!: :!:

Their client Log In section is STILL down a week on, so clearly some very major issue, or breach, took place I'd suggest.

All clients were advised a month back a major auction was taking place in May - and May has arrived, and zero sign of that catalogue.

Abacus Auctions info@abacusauctions.com.au

Stamps, Postal History & Picture Postcards – Public Auction May 2020

We have been overwhelmed by the support (and consignments) we have received for our first auction to be held under COVID-19 restrictions, and extend our thanks & best wishes to you all.

This auction was originally intended to be ‘online-only’ with a limited selection of lots, but with the material already on hand, it has grown into a fully-fledged public auction of single items, sets and small groups of Stamps, Postal History & Picture Postcards. In order to allow us to fully prepare and promote this sale, it will be held in May 2020, and we can assure you that the wait will be worthwhile.

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Since I have not used Abacus Auctions I thought I was home free. But I got the same email from Griselda Beder<gdpinchaszcn@outlook.com>

Guess what - the unique password used in the email threat was one I had used on photobucket.

Something really strange going on here.

They wanted US$2000 BTC

There's more than meets the eye here.
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It then states that 'they' have all your contacts and social media etc and have hacked your webcam and filmed you watching porn over the past 116 days.
Stamp porn I hope! :lol: :lol:
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Report the email as phishing and scam and malicious of course, to your service provider.

Change your passwords now

Delete your cookies.

Be careful what server you are using

Run antivirus scans and check for bit mining on you comp. Sometimes its good to reset the comp.
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Well clearly there WAS an issue, as Ababus now have a totally new website - new log-in data needed.

SADLY they removed their superbly useful archive of the past 20 years of Auctions from ''the new look''. Only the last few are visible as far as I can see?

Might be an oversight, might be deliberate. Data storage is cheap these days. I just spent a lot of money to self host over a MILLION images here - 1000 times more than Prestige/abacus ever had.

INCREDIBLY dumb if the latter. An enormous disservice to the hobby if they have. Past sales are an essential reference for a strong local hobby.

Naturally, their own short-sightedness, and lack of vision, does not mean savvy folks can still look up their past Sales catalogues which can be done here -

https://web.archive.org/web/20200528045152/https://www.prestigephilately.com/generala.php

On a spot check not all lot details are visible. Did not have time to play around - do others see a better link? This as far as I got -

https://web.archive.org/web/20130411164345/http://www.presti ... ionnum=174

I tried to re-register and the alleged email allegedly sent to me never arrived.

Tried to do it via another email address and same story. And again with another. Looks like Aeroflot is advising them on tech matters!

Bog Basic Rule with new websites folks - TEST it extensively first. :!: :!: :!:

I guess if no-one can register, they will have no online bidders, and that might stir them into action, as a ton of unhappy vendors then. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: WARNING : Abacus Auctions database was apparently hacked?

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I'm looking at Auction 105 and the prices realised from 2003 right now. I don't see a problem. Or were you looking as they reloaded everything?

Odd... I'm looking at the old website in one tab and the new in another. The old is still running.
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Allanswood wrote:
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I'm looking at Auction 105 and the prices realised from 2003 right now. I don't see a problem.
Greg .. they appear to be testing it after gushingly advising one and all, in a global email just now it was all shiny new and updated. Typical.

BELOW is what I had on one screen a half hour back - the NEW version (that no amount of signing in for seems to work!) and they right now have reverted to the old one.

https://abacusauctions.com.au/

Very high tech!

Are you seeing the OLD or the NEW sites?

If you can see further back than past 10 Auctions to #227 I envy you. On Firefox you cannot go back more than one. Again, clearly no testing on different browsers. Web basic #101. Test and test again. :twisted:


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OK, if one uses www.prestigephilately.com/generala.php the past auctions go back near 20 years. (Even if using Firefox.)

Bookmark that I suggest, as these tech geniuses may not move these across. :idea:
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Very average appearance and usability on mobile.

Hopefully that can be improved.
I really should be doing something else...

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Trent wrote:
27 Jun 2020 21:58
Very average appearance and usability on mobile.

Hopefully that can be improved.
Also average on an iPad, hopefully it will improved prior to the next auction.
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