eBay thief stole $42,000

Monday, 19 March 2007, 11:27 AM EST

A man stole $42,000 after hacking into eBay and Commonwealth Bank accounts last year, with eBay now set to trial individual security keys to protect members.

The Commonwealth Bank has had online security keys, or "key fobs", since January. The devices are small electronic gadgets that generate a number that must be typed into accounts to verify access and transactions.

At SMH.

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