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Researchers find vulnerability in internal PayPal portal


Securityweek - (International) Vulnerability Lab researchers disclosed and published a proof-of-concept for a vulnerability in an "Ethernet portal" used by PayPal employees that could have been used by attackers to gain access to personal and financial information of customers or to hijack accounts. The vulnerability was reported in February 2013, fixed around December 2013, and cleared for publication July 4.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:51