PayPal

Flaw in PayPal’s Google Pay integration leading to suspected fraud
cyber security

Flaw in PayPal’s Google Pay integration leading to suspected fraud

Hackers can exploit a virtual credit card within phones to make rogue transactions without authorisation
25 Feb 2020
MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra
digital currency

MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra

The two payments specialists are joined by eBay and other financial firms in leaving the Libra Association
14 Oct 2019
PayPal and Bouncepad reduce cost of contactless payments
Contactless payments at the Olympics
Business strategy

PayPal and Bouncepad reduce cost of contactless payments

Businesses wishing to adopt contactless payments can use the PayPal Here card reader and Bouncepad enclosure
11 Aug 2015
PayPal strengthens international payment presence with Xoom
Business strategy

PayPal strengthens international payment presence with Xoom

The digital money transfer startup will help PayPal expand its business into global money transfers
3 Jul 2015
Next-gen security could see human embedded passwords
Security

Next-gen security could see human embedded passwords

PayPal said it's the most effective way to stop people using easily guessed passwords
21 Apr 2015
PayPal fined £5.1million by US government
Step 3: PayPal Merchant Tools
public sector

PayPal fined £5.1million by US government

The company gave green light to transactions made linked to Cuba, Iran and Sudan, despite sanctions
27 Mar 2015
PayPal payments now accepted at Apple
PayPal
Business strategy

PayPal payments now accepted at Apple

Apple is offering the payment option on its website and in its stores
16 Dec 2014
PayPal excluded from Apple Pay due to Samsung deal
PayPal
Business strategy

PayPal excluded from Apple Pay due to Samsung deal

One reason for PayPal’s exclusion from Apple Pay has been revealed to be related to its deal with Samsung
2 Oct 2014
PayPal will become separate company to eBay
past and future
Business strategy

PayPal will become separate company to eBay

eBay and PayPal will split into different companies to boost revenues
1 Oct 2014
PayPal's authentication is no challenge for one hacker
Security

PayPal's authentication is no challenge for one hacker

The white hat hacker said he could bypass the two-step security measures used to protect customer accounts
6 Aug 2014
Pressure mounts on US to drop Wikileaks investigation
Julian Assange
News

Pressure mounts on US to drop Wikileaks investigation

Human rights organisations claim investigation could put all journalists at risk of prosecution
20 Jun 2014
PayPal president jumps ship to Facebook
Facebook
Mobile

PayPal president jumps ship to Facebook

David Marcus to bring e-commerce experience to the Messenger apps
10 Jun 2014
PayPal and eBay hit in latest Syrian Electronic Army attacks
PayPal
Security

PayPal and eBay hit in latest Syrian Electronic Army attacks

Hacking group turns attention on PayPal and eBay in latest round of attacks.
3 Feb 2014
Anonymous hackers admit involvement in PayPal cyber attack
Offline
hacking

Anonymous hackers admit involvement in PayPal cyber attack

Anonymous group members plead guilty to taking part in DDoS attack against PayPal.
9 Dec 2013
PayPal launches facial recognition mobile payment trial
Mobile

PayPal launches facial recognition mobile payment trial

Smartphone users in West London can trial new mobile payments service to pay for goods and services
8 Aug 2013
VMware speaks out about PayPal future
public cloud

VMware speaks out about PayPal future

Online payment provider insists VMware relationship is not coming to an end.
28 Mar 2013
PayPal pledges support to VMware over OpenStack claims
cloud computing

PayPal pledges support to VMware over OpenStack claims

Online payment provider claims virtualisation giant still has a home on its servers.
27 Mar 2013
Anonymous DDoS attacks cost PayPal £3.5m, court hears
Information Security
Security

Anonymous DDoS attacks cost PayPal £3.5m, court hears

Northampton student pleads not guilty to charges relating to attacks on online payment portal.
23 Nov 2012
Anonymous, LulzSec go legal in PayPal war?
PayPal
Security

Anonymous, LulzSec go legal in PayPal war?

Anonymous and LulzSec claim success already in attempts to get people to ditch their PayPal accounts.
27 Jul 2011
UK teen detained as FBI makes PayPal attack arrests
Arrest
public sector

UK teen detained as FBI makes PayPal attack arrests

Anonymous is being hunted by police across the world, with 20 arrests made in relation to high profile cyber attacks.
20 Jul 2011
Paypal predicts $3 billion mobile payments in 2011
Mobile payments
Mobile

Paypal predicts $3 billion mobile payments in 2011

Mobile payments are up to $10 million a day, reports Paypal.
24 Jun 2011
Week in Review: Ballmer bullied, Skype screwed and PayPal
Week in review
Business strategy

Week in Review: Ballmer bullied, Skype screwed and PayPal

This week, Ballmer faces criticism, Skype falls down and PayPal is out for Google’s cash.
27 May 2011
PayPal sues Google over ‘trade secrets’
Court case
Mobile

PayPal sues Google over ‘trade secrets’

As Google launches its NFC mobile payments service, PayPal claims it was its idea.
27 May 2011