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PayPal Manager bug left web stores wide open to cyber-burglars

2014/05/21

The Register - (International) PayPal closed a vulnerability in its PayPal Manager that allowed attackers to change merchants' passwords, hijack accounts, and order merchandise for free. The vulnerability was closed after a researcher at Securatary identified and reported it to PayPal, and the company stated that there was no evidence that customer information had been compromised.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/21/paypal_account_hijack_vuln_patched/

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