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PayPal confirms data breach
According to the California-based fintech giant, the breach occurred sometime between December 6 and December 8.
PayPal responded to Cybernews with this official statement:
“Earlier in December, our security team identified and resolved a data incident that affected a small number of PayPal customer accounts. PayPal’s payment systems were not impacted, and no financial information was accessed. We have contacted affected customers directly to provide guidance on this matter to help them further protect their information. The security and privacy of our customers’ account information remains a top priority for PayPal, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused,” - PayPal said.