PayPal: 35,000 customers breached in credential stuffing attack

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PayPal accounts of 35,000 customers breached in credential stuffing attack
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PayPal accounts of 35,000 customers breached in credential stuffing attack

PayPal has reset passwords on all impacted accounts

PayPal is sending data breach warnings to nearly 35,000 users whose accounts were compromised as a result of a widespread credential stuffing attack in December last year. The company says the a...

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