Phishing Defense a Key Factor in eBay-VeriSign Deal


Paypal will implement strengthened anti-phishing measures for up to 1 million users next year through a deal announced yesterday between VeriSign and eBay, which operates Paypal. While most of the headlines focused on eBay's purchase of VeriSign's payment processing unit for $370 million, the most widely-felt benefit of the deal will likely be the enhanced security for Paypal, which has been relentlessly targeted by phishing scams. Netcraft: Phishing Defense a Key Factor in eBay-VeriSign Deal

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 12th October 2005 7:56AM