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Did all Jellies change their EbAY password(s)

Asked by Dan_Lyons (5452points) May 24th, 2014

“On Wednesday, we announced that we are asking all eBay users to change their password. This is because of a cyberattack that compromised our eBay user database, which contained your encrypted password.

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Seek's avatar

Ebay? Is that still a thing?

Dan_Lyons's avatar

Yes it is @Seek. and if you have some sweet items and know what you are doing, you can make some pretty decent money from selling there.

ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

Ebay sucks now, but yes, I did change mine. Paypal too. Ebay and Paypal simply take too much of a cut to make it really worthwhile anymore.

Darth_Algar's avatar

I used eBay once in 1999, so eh.

Dan_Lyons's avatar

EbAY’s cut has gone up from 9% to about 15% @ARE_you_kidding_me including papal’s cut. How much would you spend renting a brick and mortar store, paying employees and dealing with theft?

EbAY is still a pretty good deal if you know what you are doing.

mazingerz88's avatar

Yes. Glad the credit card records were not hacked.

dxs's avatar

eBay is definitely not dead. I made $45 last semester from selling useful stuff my roommates wastefully threw away, and I’m not done. eBay is definitely useful although shipping is painfully confusing and they take away so many cents from fees. I haven’t changed my password because I don’t like changing passwords. I guess I should.

Dan_Lyons's avatar

I made a couple of thousand dollars during November and December last year @dxs. It really helped boost my Christmas spirit!

mazingerz88's avatar

Yeah same here. Sold my collectible statues that there’s no way would sell anywhere else except on Ebay. They have less than desirable fee rates but got no choice.

Pachy's avatar

I did. PayPal too. My new password is. ...

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