Phishers learn to exploit VeriSign

Monday, 23 May 2005, 12:49 PM EST

At least one Net scammer has co-opted the Web security-assurance company's seal of approval to offer a false impression of safety.

Everyone knows not to believe everything they read on the Web. But things get sticky when a company whose main businesses is assuring the security of online transactions gives you assurances that don't hold up.

By Stephen H. Wildstrom at Business Week.

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