'Supercerts' aim to highlight legit web sites

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 12:03 AM EST

Over the past couple of years, dozens of companies have rolled out technologies designed to help computer users and companies better spot "phishing" scams -- Web sites that try to trick people into giving away financial and personal data. But what about helping users tell for certain that when their browser tells them that they are at, say, BankofAmerica.com, that they're really at the bank's official Web site and not at some scam site?

At Security Fix.

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