Fake Flash Memory – Internet Watchdog

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WOW! This Is Not Cheap For A USB Leather Flash Drive On eBay, $169.99 Starting Bid. shaw2801 – United States eBay Flash Memory Seller – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products! Fälschung?

Posted by DragonDakel on November 25, 2011

If you visit SOSFakeFlash you will find a hugh collection of fake leather usb flash drives with this packaging.

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No self respecting manufacturer of usb flash drives will use a sticker to indicate the flash memory capacity on a usb flash drive. This packaging is snap pack, easily opened, it is not sealed to prevent tampering or inserting fake memory. The only good news about this oldest documented fake on eBay is it’s success rate in flash memory repair. The first one appeared on eBay more than 9 years ago and was sold at an advertised capacity of 256MB. The flash memory controller chip has a flaw, it is easy to exploit and manipulate with low level reformatting software.

If you bought a flash memory item from shaw2801 – United States eBay seller you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives. You may have purchased a fake flash memory product.

If your memory item fails testing report immediately to SOSFakeFlash . If your eBay seller is deregistered from eBay, it is urgent you report in to SOSFakeFlash. If you do not, they will not be able to investigate and to record in their database to publish an offical alert listing all items sold. eBay is suspending fake flash memory sellers to avoid buyers leaving feedback or recording the truth.

Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?

Please see Validation Memory links for brand names and flash nand memory chip decoding. Reminder, Gb is Gigabits, not Gigabytes. 8 bits is 1 byte. You must divide by 8, if manufacturer lists size as Gb. Exercise care in disassembly of your item to decode.

If you need help and information on eBay read:

Fake Flash Memory – Hacked! Top Articles SOSFakeFlash. Consumer, Reseller Education. Beware. Be Wise. Learn. Avoid Fake Flash Memory. Learn To Test For Real Flash Memory Capacity.

PayPal Refunds – Counterfeit Items Policy Change Nov 01 2010. What Does This Mean For Fake Flash Memory? MP Players, USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards? Hacked Memory Awareness Growing.

Changing Trends In The Sale Of Fake Memory On eBay For USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards And MP Players. SOSFakeFlash Advises Do Not Buy From eBay Sellers With Low FeedBack Scores. Avoid Sellers with Scores Under 300+ To Protect Yourself From Potential Fraud. Learn Why.

Check your eBay Sellers feedback, type in the id: http://toolhaus.org/cgi-bin/negs

shaw2801 – United States

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USB 128 GB Flash Drive Stick (Come in Tan or Black Leather w/Chrome)

USA helptony20 eBay Seller Claims 128GB USB Pen Flash Drive Tested. Advertises As Unused Unopened For Sale At Only $29.99 US Can You Buy A Leather USB Flash Drive 128 GB So Cheap?

Danger! Do Not Buy USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drives On eBay! Fake Capacity Sold 16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB.

eBay. Why Do People Bid And Buy 256GB USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drives With Free Shipping? The Scam For 16 32 64 128 256 GB Fake Capacity.

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