Vivanuncios, the Mexican classified website recently purchased by EBay from W3 Ltd., has been hacked.
The companies disclosed the data theft on Thursday after inquiries from the AIM Group, which was informed of the hack by a man who claims to run a Belgian classified site. The data breach occurred while the site was owned by W3, before EBay acquired it in January.
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Naspers and EBay have been poaching senior managers from one another for some time (our June report here), but the poaching has never been more intense than now.
In the past three months Naspers poached two senior managers from EBay and EBay retaliated with a big poach in Africa. And these are only the poaches