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Extended Validation SSL's role in PayPal's anti-phishing strategy

Created: 21 Sep 2007 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012
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This new article in PC World discusses how PayPal is defeating phishing. CISO Michael Barrett views Extended Validation SSL as a valuable addition to this effort.

Barrett said Paypal is also hopeful that tools, including browser-based visual cues that warn people about suspected phishing sites and so-called extended validation Web site digital certificates, will help end-users further discriminate between legitimate sites and phishing lures.