PayPal's second factor authentication, or 2FA, protection can be circumvented, says a senior security researcher at Duo Labs.
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 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.
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
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
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
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
The latest WikiLeaks hullaballoo intensified this week as Mastercard and other groups' websites were hit with distributed denial of service attacks by hackers targeting companies that withdrew
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
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