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Amazon security flaw: hackers grab access to accounts

Amazon security flaw: hackers grab access to accounts
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Amazon makes it really easy for you to buy almost anything instantly. So if you've bought anything on Amazon, chances are you can shop again with just a few clicks.

Now imagine what a stranger or hacker could do with your Amazon account. I'm not just talking about your username and password. I'm talking about your credit card information along with your name, address and phone number.

You know, it seems like everyday, I'm telling you about another hack, scam or rip off. And in so many of them, the bad guys have thought up incredible ways to get past some of the best and most elaborate security systems ever invented. This one is no different!

It uses an simple product lots of folks buy - and enjoy from Amazon. But if you use it, you could be handing the keys to your bank account to cyber thieves.

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