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eBay urges users to change passwords after cyber attack

EBay has asked users to change their passwords following a cyber attack that compromised one of its databases.

The US firm said the database was hacked between late February and early March, and had contained encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.

The auction site added that it had no evidence of there being unauthorised activity on its members' accounts.

BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 21 May 2014
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