EBay suffered a cyber attack and leaked customer information such as password

EBay, the world's largest Internet auctioneer, has revealed that the database has undergone a cyber attack and has requested users to change their passwords.

EBay Inc. To Ask eBay Users To Change Passwords | ebay inc

On May 21, 2014, eBay dealing with Internet mail order and auctions in the US received a cyber attack on the database and announced that customer information leaked out. In the database attacked from February to March, the password, mail address, address, telephone number, date of birth, etc. of the customer are stored in the database, eBay requests the user to change the password.

According to eBay, user's credit card information and financial information are stored in another database, so there is no fear of leakage. PayPal, which is used as a typical eBay payment method, says, "Personal information of users and credit card information etc. are stored in different safe places so there is no fear of leakage, We do not share information with other companies, "the statement is issued.

EBay is the world's largest Internet auction and the number of active users is about 128 million,CNETAccording to the report, the problem will be the largest security incident in 2014.

Writing an article Currently, unauthorized access using a leaked password is not allowed, but the user needs to change the password immediately. In addition, when I logged in to the account of eBay.com and eBay.co.uk as a trial, it was not induced to change the password in the process of logging in, so the user had to change the password directly from his / her account You can not.

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