PayPal lets friends send each other cash on Facebook

PayPal has coded an app that allows users to send each other cash on Facebook.

Paypal Android app gets NFC support

Handing over money to someone when you don't have cash available just got a little bit easier.

AntiSec in massive law enforcement smackdown

Anonymous hackers associated with the AntiSec movement have downed at least 70 law enforcement websites.

Anonymous keeps it legal with latest PayPal attack

Hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec are calling for a boycott of PayPal, following the prosecution of 14 people for allegedly carrying out DDoS attacks against the online payment company last year.

16 charged as Anonymous crackdown continues

The federal crackdown against Anonymous continues as U.S. prosecutors charge 14 people with conspiracy and intentional damage over their alleged participation in a DDoS attack against Paypal from December 6-10, 2010.

PayPal showcases "bump to pay" for Android

PayPal is showcasing its peer-to-peer NFC platform at MobileBeat 2011.

PayPal's UK Twitter account hacked

PayPal UK's Twitter account was taken over last night by a disgruntled customer who took the opportunity to post a few choice words about the company.

PayPal lawsuit targets Google's Wallet

Google yesterday launched its long-awaited mobile payments system, Google Wallet - but may soon be having to open up its own wallet, thanks to a lawsuit from PayPal.

Microsoft to allow Xbox Live payments via Paypal

Next week, you'll be able to use your Paypal account to purchase content on your Xbox 360 system.

Security researchers go shopping for free

Security researchers at Microsoft Research and Indiana University say they've been able to get products for free or well below the correct price from several major online stores.

PayPal reinstates account for Bradley Manning supporters

PayPal  has ended its freeze on payments designed to help Bradley Manning, who's under investigation for leaking thousands of classified cables to WikiLeaks.

FBI launches Anonymous crackdown

FBI agents participating in a crackdown against Anonymous activists have confiscated computer equipment and copied data from at least two businesses.

Paypal wants to be as easy as putting a quarter in a coin slot

In a world where frequent small, digital payments of $1 or less are becoming increasingly common, Paypal wants in on the ground level.

Report: Cybercriminals create 57,000 malware sites per week

Frenetic cybercriminals are reportedly creating 57,000 malware-based websites per week to exploit high-profile brand names.

Apple iTunes plagued by nefarious scammers

Cyber criminals are exploiting an alleged iTunes security breach to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims.

Paypal wants to replace credit cards in stores

For the first time, well, pretty much ever, the credit card oligopoly faces mounting competition from budding alternative payment options at retail stores, the latest of which comes from Paypal.

Pay for your Android apps with Paypal - coming soon

Android customers who don't like being forced to use Google's proprietary checkout system to pay for their apps may soon have a new choice thanks to a budding partnership with Paypal.

Ebay sued for billions over e-commerce patents

Ebay has been slapped with a massive patent suit which could cost it at least $3.8 billion.

Facebook wants credits, not dollars

Facebook and social game developer CrowdStar have signed a potentially lucrative deal for the exclusive use of Credits as a virtual currency.

Gamers slave labor for virtual cash

Gaming used to be about playing not work, but with the advent of virtual currency to enhance game options, more and more gamers say they are willing to earn cyber cash by pimping themselves out to marketeers as survey monkeys, ad video guinea pigs and subscription sign up sasquatches.