Don't auction this: eBay drops the security ball

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Stop me if you've heard this story before: a big company reports being hacked, and millions of consumers are now at risk.Surprised? Not so much.This time, it's eBay's turn. The online auction company yesterday announced that hackers had broken into its systems sometime between late February and early March (nothing like a precise date, no?) and gained access to 145 million records.A company spokesperson says the intruders copied "a large part" of that data, but could not confirm precisely how many users were affected. . . .

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