diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

Scammers Wiped Off PayPal Accounts Through iTunes Bug

Aug232010

Scammers Wiped Off PayPal Accounts Through iTunes Bug

A major security hole in iTunes accounts linked to PayPal let a group of fraudsters to charge thousands of dollars. One targeted customer said, “My account was charged over $4700. I called security at PayPal and was told a large number of iTunes store accounts were compromised.” His email was filled with nearly 50 receipts from PayPall for $99.99 each. He was able to catch it before his bank disbursed funds to PayPal.

A quick search of Twitter and Facebook shows that the problem isn’t isolated. Joey Bruce on Twitter laments: “Someone hacked my iTunes/paypal acct and drained everything from my bank account. Life is kicking me in the balls while I’m down.”



[Source]

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!