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PayPal confirms new two-factor authentication bypass issue

2014/08/06

Securityweek – (International) Researchers with Escalate Internet identified a way to bypass PayPal's two-factor authentication (2FA) mechanism with companies that use Adaptive Payments, as the method Adaptive Payments uses to connect PayPal accounts to the application only requires a login and password with no 2FA. PayPal stated that they are aware of the issue and working on a fix.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/paypal-confirms-new-two-factor-authentication-bypass-issue

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