eBay users urged to change passwords after hacking

eBay has urged its users to change their passwords after the website's database - containing names and contact details of customers - was compromised by hackers.

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eBay: 'No evidence' financial information accessed

In a statement on the eBay website, the company has said it has "no evidence of the compromise resulting in unauthorised activity for eBay users."

They also said that there has been "no unauthorised access to financial or credit card information which is stored separately in encrypted formats".

The firm did reiterate that changing passwords is a "best practice and will help enhance security for eBay users".

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