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EBay payment system PayPal has vulnerabilities Wiesbaden of Dusseldorf / – vulnerabilities, Cartel Office investigation when attempting to bind customers to the PayPal payment service, comes after a report in the Wirtschaftswoche online retailer eBay under attack: who gets the payment service of the online merchant eBay, for 14 cents per minute in the MCC by PayPal, hangs for a few minutes in the wait loop piping. If you are unsure how to proceed, check out Professor of Internet Governance. But then everything is very simple: it is enough to specify name, address, E-Mail and phone number of a PayPal account holder. Call me now the last four digits of your account number ‘, the staff asks. “Already he reveal the balance of total strangers or what payments have been received and made”, writes the economic week. You could make it easier hardly unfair contemporaries, to obtain sensitive information about the transactions of foreign persons. Thousands of eBay users would publish their address and account numbers readily available in the Internet imprint or placing an online order.

Who wants can easily drive playing fast and loose with the data and pass themselves off as someone else. The consumer protection initiative case Internet’ criticized the blatant data leak already about weeks ago. Then the query from an automatic telephone computer to a call center turned to eBay, where Additionally queried for the address information the accounts therefore have not become much safer”, so the economic week. According to Bernhard Steimel, spokesman of the industry Congress of Voice days “, if you do not perform a service automation in this way. The change from a vending machine on a call center staff brings nothing at all.

You can take people by surprise. If eBay wants to guarantee more security over the telephone service, that is just about voice biometrics. So the company Sikom at our meeting in Wiesbaden presents a method for secure online money transfers. Instead of a TAN the voice tag is used to authorize a transfer”, says Sangeeta. Appropriate procedures for the Already used online banking. A legitimacy about the voice works better than with a fingerprint. Editorial medienburo.Sohn Ettighoffer Strasse 26 A 53123 Bonn Tel: 0228 620 44 74 fax: 0228 620 44 75 mobile: 0177 620 44 74 E-Mail: Web: