Study: Users ignore bank security features

Tuesday, 6 February 2007, 5:00 AM EST

Users of online banking sites tend to bypass critical clues that the integrity of those sites may have been compromised, according to the working draft of a study released on Sunday by researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The study, which will be formally released in May at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in Oakland, Calif., underscores how new technologies and warnings can't completely protect Internet users from scams such as phishing.

At NetworkWorld.

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