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Cross Site Scripting Flaw Exploited in Paypal

"The scam works quite convincingly, by tricking users into accessing a URL hosted on the genuine PayPal web site. The URL uses SSL to encrypt information transmitted to and from the site, and a valid 256-bit SSL certificate is presented to confirm that the site does indeed belong to PayPal; however, some of the content on the page has been modified by the fraudsters via a cross-site scripting technique (XSS)."

Article Link: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2006/06/16/paypal_security_flaw_allows_identity_theft.html


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