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Cybercrooks are offering to sell "stolen copies" of the leaked eBay database through an advert posted through Pastebin. However eBay says the sale is fake. "We have checked all published data and so far none are authentic eBay accounts," eBay's press office told El Reg. Security experts, although far from certain, seem …


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  1. Azzy

    Of course they haven't found 123456 in the hashed passwords

    Ebay's password complexity rules would not permit that password!

  2. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

    The dodgy seller

    Dogesale. Much data. Such veracity. Very blackhat. Wow.

  3. ukgnome

    I am so pleased eBay are on the case, I feel a lot safer knowing this.

  4. Your alien overlord - fear me

    Shouldn't they be up for sale *on* eBay - that'd be a fun thing to do :-)

  5. Nifty Silver badge


    I beg to differ, this offer must be genuine because the seller has excellent Ebay feedback

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