BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO, May 23 (Reuters) – EBay Inc
initially believed that customer data was safe as forensic
investigators reviewed a network security breach discovered in
early May, global marketplaces chief Devin Wenig said in an
interview on Friday.
He declined to say when the company first realized customer
data was involved or how many days it took them to prepare
Wednesday’s public announcement about the massive breach in
which hackers accessed data belonging to all 145 million eBay
eBay’s Wenig says firm has no plan to offer free credit monitoring since no financial data was compromised
eBay’s Wenig tells Reuters that ‘millions’ of customers have changed their passwords in wake of breach, but declines to give specific number
EXCLUSIVE: eBay’s Devin Wenig says delayed notifying on hack because forensics review initially did not find any breach of customer data
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – EBay Inc (EBAY.O: Quote, Profile, Research) came under pressure on Thursday over a massive hacking of customer data as three U.S. states began investigating the e-commerce company’s security practices.
Connecticut, Florida and Illinois said they are jointly investigating the matter. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman requested eBay provide free credit monitoring for everyone affected.
eBay says in Tweet: “It will take some time for every eBay user to get our reset email.” In meantime, you can still reset on your own
eBay spokeswoman says company is checking files alleging to have stolen data and so far the ones they have checked are not authentic
BOSTON, May 22 (Reuters) – EBay Inc came under
pressure on Thursday over a massive cyber attack that
compromised the personal data of its 145 million users, as at
least three U.S. states began investigating the e-commerce
company’s security practices.
Connecticut, Florida and Illinois are conducting a joint
investigation into the matter, according to according to a
spokeswoman for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.