Investigators Target eBay Over Massive Data Breach


Really what’s the point of passwords anymore if it’s so easy to breach this many on one site. What is the actual issue? The programmers v the hackers — it’s such a waste of energy that we should be putting into trying to stop killing the planet, but no we got hackers whose lives are dedicated to fucking up other people’s lives (people they don’t know) because they’re mad about something. Hackers suck. Programmers suck. This whole internet thing may have been a bad idea.

TIME

Attorneys General in three U.S. states along with European officials are investigating a massive data breach at eBay which may have compromised more than 100 million users’ passwords.

“The magnitude of the reported eBay data breach could be of historic proportions, and my office is part of a group of other attorneys general in the country investigating the matter,” said Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in a statement Thursday.

The Federal Trade Commission and Attorneys General in Illinois and Connecticut have also vowed to conduct a probe into the incident.

“My office will be looking into the circumstances surrounding this breach as well as the steps eBay is taking to prevent any future incidents,” said Connecticut Attorney General Jepsen in a statement Thursday. “However, the most important step for consumers to take right now is to change their password and to choose a strong, unique password that is not easily…

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