Ebay is one of the most famous ecommerce companies which were established from 1995 by Pierre Omidyar. Most of the internet users all over the world purchase their needs online using ebay which has about 128 million users all over the world. Yesterday in press release meant that the ebay website had hacked and the attacker had compromised email address, physical address and encrypted passwords from the database other than financial data which is stored in separate encrypted formats.
The data was compromised between late February and early March of small number of employee log-in which provides the unauthorized access to the ebay’s corporate network. Ebay conducted the extensive test on its network and found there is no evidence on unauthorized access. But as precautions ebay users were informed via email to update their password. This data breach doesn’t indicate the increase in fraudulent activity on the ebay account.
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