PayPal tackles UK phishing concerns

Thursday, 1 February 2007, 12:45 PM EST

Online payment broker PayPal is to offer a two-factor authentication system to UK customers before the end of the year.

The firm is testing the keyring-sized devices from VeriSign initially in the US and will then introduce them to the UK. Michael Barrett, chief information security officer at PayPal, says the device will not be compulsory and customers wanting to use it will be charged.

At Computing.co.uk.

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