Ebay is Hacked – What to Do

Ebay is Hacked – What to Do

As of 2 days ago, Ebay was apparently hacked. Their worldwide security databases containing private user data has been compromised and the data could be stolen, however, financial information was not compromised.

Yes, another trusted online vendor has been compromised.

This is warning signal to all businesses to review the network security policies they have in place.

if you do not know if you’re using managed antivirus, on-line browser protection, password policies, or a layered network security approach – you should ask your IT department for them.

If you don’t have a trusted IT resource, give us a call and we can provide you with a free assessment document you can conduct on your own business and see the health of your network stands.

What to do?

Per Ebay, you should change your passwords ASAP.

Again, if you think your business could use an outside, objective perspective on your network, please give us a call today for a free consultation and network security assessment.

Related: Top 5 Ways to Secure Your Network

Garrett Chipman

Garett is an IT executive and entrepreneur with more than 20+ years in providing and designing business technology solutions. Coming from the technical and CTO/management side of such companies as GRB Entertainment and AMG(Artist Management Group) he has implemented some of the industry’s most effective solutions to help produce efficient results. He engaged with 100’s of vendors and thought during his CTO time and thought – Why not pass this methodology down the small and medium sized businesses? Why not provide enterprise solutions, for the SMB market at a fraction of the budget of hiring full time staff? His entrepreneur side kicked in at that point. This is why he started TVG Consulting. Anybody can put equipment in, but it’s the way one uses technology it making sure it a productive solution and does it make sense. Garett manages overall company decisions and operations for TVG and acts as TVG’s chief client design architect. Garett is acts as their clients strategic Virtual CIO which they include in their services. Garett and his wife Clare live in Southern California with their 2 kids and are very active in their local non-profits and community driven causes.

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