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What is claimed to be a copy of eBay's stolen database is offered for sale via anonymous text file site Pastebin Ebay says that a database being offered for sale online by a hacker who claims it contains details of the auction site's users which were compromised in a cyberattack that was revealed on Wednesday is not authentic. Someone claiming to have a copy of eBay's stolen database is offering to sell it for 1.45 bitcoin (about £447) via the...

eBay came under pressure on Thursday over a massive cyber attack, as three US states began investigating the e-commerce company's security practices. Connecticut, Florida and Illinois said they were conducting a joint investigation of the matter. New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman requested eBay provide free credit monitoring for everyone affected, according to a person familiar with the matter. Details about what happened are unclear ...

Barclays Bank announced to start investigataion of client data sold to rogue City traders. The official statement from Barclays Bank: "We are grateful to the Mail on Sunday for bringing this to our attention and we contacted the Information Commissioner and other regulators on Friday as soon as we were made aware. Our initial investigations suggest this is isolated to customers linked to our Barclays Financial Planning business which we ceased ...

Security research firm finds vulnerabilities in the website of the WEF, which organises the annual conference in Davos. A security flaw on its website led to the World Economic Forum at Davos leaking attendee's email addresses for at least five days in mid-January. Embarrassingly for the organisation, even while their insecure website was exposing attendees' information, the World Economic Forum released a report arguing that a failure to deli...