Almost 35,000 PayPal accounts breached using known credentials

Another friendly PSA to update those passwords, especially if you use the same ones across multiple accounts. Another breach has occurred, and it looks like attackers are using known login information used across multiple websites to get your data. This means an innocent little login on a long forgotten website might give bad actors access to more important things like your PayPal account.

According to Bleeping Computer (opens in new tab), 34,942 PayPal users have been affected by this latest credential stuffing attack on its systems. Credential stuffing is an automated approach where as many known logins as possible are stuffed into a website, which is why password recycling is a problem.

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