German Postbank uses e-signatures to curb phishing

Friday, 7 April 2006, 4:36 PM EST

German bank Postbank is going to introduce electronic signatures to all email correspondence with its customers in an attempt to curb phishing.

By clicking on the symbol in the email, customers can see whether the e-signature is valid. Last year, the bank introduced a new transaction number system (iTAN) to protect customers from online phishing attacks.

At The Register.

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