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Thousands Of PayPal Accounts Hacked—Is Yours One Of Them?

By Davey Winder for Forbes
Thursday, January 19, 2023

According to a PayPal notice of security incident dated January 18, attackers got unauthorized access to the accounts of thousands of users between December 6 and 8, 2022. The total number of accounts that were accessed by threat actors using a credential stuffing attack is reported as being 34,942.

Don't reuse passwords, do use two-factor authentication

Dr. Ilia Kolochenko, founder of ImmuniWeb and a member of the Europol Data Protection Experts Network, is surprised "why MFA authentication is not enforced by default for such a sensitive service as PayPal." Read Full Article

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