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PayPal two-factor authentication broken


Dark Reading - (International) PayPal disabled its two-factor authentication option for mobile users after Duo Security researchers confirmed an independent researcher's findings showing that it was possible to bypass the feature. The vulnerability exists in a PayPal API and affects mobile users but not PayPal's Web application.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:42