eBay announced today that a breach of their systems has led to the loss of files containing encrypted copies of their users' passwords.
At the moment, it's not known how those passwords were encrypted. Of course, it's hoped that each password was individually salted in order to make decryption much more difficult. Other information stolen in the breach include names, email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.
eBay's payment arm, PayPal claims to have been unaffected by the attack, and that PayPal data is "...encrypted and... [Read More]