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Hacker claims PayPal loophole generates FREE MONEY


The Register - (International) A man turned white hat reported a loophole in PayPal's system that can be exploited to earn free money by funneling cash into a mule account before filing for a transaction refund. The company stated that the vulnerability is an issue with its protection policy and did not give additional information about its ability to prevent one-off instances of the scam.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:33