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Loophole in PayPal two factor authentication implementation allows it to be circumvented

PayPal's second factor authentication, or 2FA, protection can be circumvented, says a senior security researcher at Duo Labs.

PayPal hit by payment notification glitch

PayPal has been hit by a glitch that is resulting in payments being made more than once. The problem has occurred as a result of its instant payment notifications, or IPNs, not being sent out promptly. This has caused users to make payments a second time or even multiple times, only to find out later that the first payment already went through successfully.

PayPal to offer a bounty for reported security flaws

PayPal is the latest to join a small but growing list of companies to offer money to external security researchers who report security flaws that they uncover and report.

Tech giants team up to combat phishing with new email specification

Major email providers such as Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Yahoo! as well as well-known companies like Facebook and PayPal, are pushing for the widespread adoption of a new

Is WikiLeaks DDoS a cyberwar? Not by a long stretch

Angered at various companies who declined to help keep WikiLeaks online, a loosely associated group who calls themselves "Anonymous" have banded together to exact vengeance against companies such as

Akamai: We can defend against DDoS attacks from Anon

In the wake of widely-reported Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks on sites such as PayPal, Mastercard and Visa, content delivery network (CDN) provider Akamai said that it has the capability to

WikiLeaks supporters launch cyber attacks on alleged opponents

PayPal, Visa, MasterCard and others have come under DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks by a group of online activist called Anonymous over the last week for withdrawing their services to

PayPal outage the result of network hardware failure

Back-to-back outages were experienced by PayPal last Friday, resulting in unhappy merchants and red faces at the online payment solution company. It has now emerged that the outage was the result of

PayPal's attempt to quietly increase rates triggers uproar

An attempt by PayPal to quietly raise its prices via policy changes that nobody reads is backfiring, as irate users become aware of it. The change, which was enacted in June, means that a PayPal to

Paypal unveils developer platform

PayPal yesterday unveiled its upcoming Adaptive Payment Platform at a press event. The new platform will introduce several new programming interfaces, which developers can work off of, to build a