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  • US indicts three hackers

    According to US Attorney Paul Fishman, the gang hacked into accounts belonged to customers of Aon Hewitt, Automatic Data Processing, Citibank NA, PayPal, Electronic Payments, E*Trade, Fundtech Holdings, iPayment, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Nordstrom Bank, TD Ameritrade, TIAA-CREF, USAA, Veracity Payment S
  • Ebay defends keeping Paypal

    Icahn wants Donahoe to spin-off of the company’s PayPal unit and has sent letters to shareholders accusing two eBay directors of conflicts of interest, and calling the board dysfunctional.
  • Software cracks CAPTCHAs

    Vicarious offers a demonstration of its technology at, showing its algorithm breaking CAPTCHAs from Google and eBay's PayPal.
  • Ebay's biggest troll unmasked

    Fitch calls himself Ebayisajoke and harasses not only the ecommerce website and PayPal but also those who use it.
  • Paypal in hot water with indie developer

    Most of the contributions to Lab Zero's IndieGoGo campaign were paid via PayPal, but given the size of the amount, Paypal wanted the Skullgirls developers to "take on the risk" if a large number of backers decided not to actually pledge.
  • Reuters social media editor wanted for hacking

    He claimed to have learned of attacks on the Tribune's Los Angeles Times, eBay's PayPal and other companies and two days later, a story on was defaced.
  • Grim DNS bug still alive and well

    These include Comcast, Data Mountain, Infoblox, PayPal and Sprint. Dyncorp, Simon Property and Juniper Networks have done so partly.
  • Pirates sue banks for discrimination

    Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and numerous financial institutions blocked donations to WikiLeaks and other legal operations since 2010.
  • British Anonymous hackers grilled in court

    The group brought down websites belonging to PayPal and Mastercard under 'Operation Payback'. According to the | Daily Mail Southwark Crown Court heard how Northampton University student Christopher Weatherhead, 22, who used the online handle 'Nerdo', played an 'integral role' in the attacks.
  • European Parliament gets behind the Pirate Party

    MEP Christian Engström said that it was not reasonable that Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal can shut Swedish entrepreneurs out from trading online when they sell horror movies or sex toys, just because the payment providers are scared of fundamentalist moralism.
  • Anonymous sets web alight in 5 November protests

    Hacking collective Anonymous has started the action it pledged for the 5th November, targeting Australian government websites and big hitters such as PayPal.
  • Android apps let down Google's security

    The researchers said that they could gather bank account information, payment credentials for PayPal, American Express and others.
  • Apple losing battle with hacker

    As you might guess this was pretty silly as Borodin's fans simply replaced it. Since the hack works by placing Borodin's server in between the device and Apple, Jobs' Mob blocked the IP address of the server used by Borodin to implement the hack, and convinced the host in Russia to shut down his ser
  • Ballmer buys into Yammer

    It is backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, who also invested in Facebook. Vole has connections with Facebook and it is starting to look like there is a small cabal of companies which Microsoft is reeling in.
  • Yahoo CEO in hot water over tech qualifications

    Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, former president of PayPal, is facing allegations that he lied about his tech credentials to make himself appear more qualified for the job.
  • Yahoo relies on PR spin to save it

    Thompson, a former PayPal executive credited with driving growth at eBay's payments division, has picked up the deck at Yahoo, shuffled the company structure and divided it into three piles.
  • Yahoo faces blood in the boardroom

    Thompson, a former president of PayPal and Yahoo's fourth CEO in five years, is preparing for a massive re-organisation that could come within weeks and could result in layoffs of several thousand of its roughly 13,000 employees and kill entire business lines.
  • Paypal enters mobile payments

    PayPal has entered the mobile payments area by producing a new device that helps businesses accept credit and debit cards via mobile devices.

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