Security Breach at eBay's PayPal Service Raises Many Questions but Few Answers


AuctionBytes reported on Friday a vulnerability on the PayPal website that allowed anyone to find out if an email address was attached to a PayPal account, and if so, revealed the account holder's full name (http://www.auctionbytes.com/cab/abn/y06/m03/i24/s00). Several hours after AuctionBytes contacted PayPal about the security issue the page raised, PayPal fixed it, calling it "a bug." Security Breach at eBay's PayPal Service Raises Many Questions but Few Answers

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 28th March 2006 11:22PM