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  Post #1 (permalink)   05-21-2014, 01:53 PM
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Some of you may have heard they eBay system was hacked and they will be asking all users to change their password.

although i have to laugh at what they have here http://www.ebayinc.com/in_the_news/s...assword-change

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There is no evidence of the compromise affecting accounts for Paypal users, and no evidence of any unauthorized access to personal, financial or credit card information, which is stored separately in encrypted formats. The company is asking all eBay users to change their passwords.


What customer information was accessed?

The attack resulted in unauthorized access to a database of eBay users that included:

Customer name
Encrypted password
Email address
Physical address
Phone number
Date of birth
so they say

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no evidence of any unauthorized access to personal, financial or credit card information
but then say

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The attack resulted in unauthorized access to a database of eBay users that included:

Customer name
Encrypted password
Email address
Physical address
Phone number
Date of birth
well i would say this is personal information that allows anyone to commit ID theft
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