What you reveal when you buy on eBay
Researchers say they have found a significant privacy flaw
- Mark Huffman for Consumer Affairs July 21st, 2014
- Source: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/what-you-reveal-when-you-buy-on-ebay-072114.html
It's obvious from some Facebook and Twitter posts that a lot of people have no reservations about sharing their most intimate thoughts and information. But if you are a bit more circumspect and would like to keep more of your business private, researchers at New York University (NYU) suggest being careful what you order from eBay.
Their concerns are aired in a new research paper – "I Know What You're Buying: Privacy Breaches on eBay." They presented their findings at the Privacy Enhancing Technology Symposium in Amsterdam. Read more.