The company who originally found the flaw Check Point hacked into eBay themselves and demonstrated how it could control functions on the site. It even changed the price of a $100,000 watch, just to show the seriousness of the issue.
Among the 200,000 companies that use the e-commerce platform are major corporations, like Men's Heath, Samsung, Nestle Nespresso, Vizio and Ford, who get millions of customers themselves.
Magento issued a patch earlier this year after being contacted by Check Point, but hackers figured out how to navigate around it quickly. There is not much that you can do to protect yourself from hackers exploiting this flaw. Just remember to remain vigorous with checking your bank account statements and report any seemingly fraudulent activity immediately.
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