Enterprise IT/Software

Stolen Ebay login details are on ‘sale’

Software CBR Staff Writer

13:59, June 2 2014

No bidding, hacker offered to sell more than 1,000 accounts for a fixed price.

The stolen login details and personal info from the Ebay hacking are being sold online by hacker, an investigation by a UK paper found.

An investigation by The Sun found that hackers are offering login details of users to scammers for £25 a time.

According to the paper, the a hacker had offered to sell more than 1,000 UK eBay positive feedback accounts at a price of £24.93 each while unlimited login and passwords are offered for £2,100.

Last month the company said that its database was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers' name, encrypted password, email address, physical address, phone number and date of birth.

The breach said to have compromised 233 million customers - including 18 million UK users, which led to company sending out mails to users to change their passwords.

According to the company the hackers used credentials of three of its corporate employees to break into the user database.

EBay was criticised severely for any possible delay in notification about the breach, following hackers compromised millions user data, as forensic investigation found that the breach was detected in early May before it was reported later that month.

The company however said that it has no plans to offer compensation to any customer saying that there is no financial loss reported so far.


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