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Spotlight: PayPal fixes flaw in platform that could enable hackers to send malicious emails

PayPal has fixed a security hole in its platform that could enable hackers to send malicious emails.

PayPal patches critical Java bug in its server

PayPal has fixed a critical bug in its production server that would have allowed hackers to execute code remotely, potentially allowing them to modify database records of their PayPal funds.

Spotlight: PayPal buys stolen data from criminals

And PayPal isn't the only major company buying stolen data from criminals, but relax, it's for a good cause. "The strategy of buying samples of stolen data can help with forensic...

PayPal's SecurePayments patched, shows site was not so secure

PayPal fixed a security flaw on Monday which could have allowed attackers to steal login credentials and credit card numbers by exploiting a cross-site scripting flaw in PayPal's SecurePayments site, reported Egyptian security researcher Ebrahim Hegazy.

Microsoft, PayPal deliver on promise of Surface-based POS system for SMBs

Fulfilling a pledge made at the National Retail Federation show in January, Microsoft and PayPal this week launched a mobile point-of-sale system called PayPal Here for Surface designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

In bid to calm Node.js turmoil, Joyent plans independent foundation

Joyent plans to create an independent foundation to steward Node.js, the popular open source runtime used for server-side applications that has come under fire in the past couple of years for its...

News Scan: PayPal beats Apple with smartwatch-based payments; BYOD security market to grow 35% per year; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Nov. 19, including PayPal launching smartwatch payments app months before Apple, BYOD security market to grow at 35 percent per year for the next 4 years, Finland-based startup Jolla works on a tablet, ABI lays out top upcoming enterprise tech disruptors and mobile ad startup Kiip gets backing of Verizon Ventures.

New smart terminal Poynt promises mobile payments flexibility

A former PayPal and Google Wallet employee is launching payments terminal Poynt to help repair what he calls a "'broken' commerce infrastructure," according to  Business Insider.

Symantec joins the tech bandwagon to splitsville

Following a recent tech industry trend, security firm Symantec announced that it is splitting into two publicly traded companies--one focused on security and the other on information management.

5 hot new business apps: Venmo breaks through; Uber's API is game changing; more

The 5 hot new business apps from FierceMobileIT.