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Privacy Service is a set of tools intended to protect information stored on a PC from being exploited over the Internet. The software blocks cookies andand allows parents to block access to sites inappropriate for children.
Kazarian said the eBay glitch only affected a small minority of Privacy Service users, making it more difficult to isolate the problem. She said McAfee engineers were doing final testing on the patch Friday and expected to have it available for download from McAfee's Web site late in the day.
An eBay representative could not be reached for comment.