PayPal makes drying up phishing holes a priority

Monday, 19 February 2007, 11:19 AM EST

With 133 million users of its online payment service worldwide, PayPal is arguably one of the most recognizable Internet brands — and one of the most frequent targets of phishing attacks as well. Michael Barrett, chief information security officer at theeBay Inc. unit, spoke with Computerworld last week about the phishing problem and PayPal’s multipronged strategy for handling it.

At Computerworld.

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