eBay comment on OpenSSL/Heartbleed bug
eBay have issued this statement on the OpenSSL problem which many are referring to as the Heratbleed Bug. This is the comment in full:
A Message Regarding OpenSSL- “Heartbleed Bug”
There has been a lot of discussion recently in regard to a security vulnerability in a version of OpenSSL, commonly known as the “Heartbleed Bug.”
We take the responsibility of keeping your personal information details protected very seriously at eBay.
We would like to assure you that with regards to the Heartbleed bug:
1) Your eBay account is secure
2) Your eBay account details were not exposed in the past and remain secure
3) You do not need to take any additional action to safeguard your information
4) There is no need to change your password
While we always advise our customers to be cautious and aware of the security of their personal information, in this case we want to reassure you there is no need to be unduly concerned. When you login to eBay using your user name and password these details were not exposed to the OpenSSL vulnerability.
Consumer safety is our top priority. As always, thank you for being a part of the eBay community.