Banks abandoning SSL on home page log-ins

Wednesday, 24 August 2005, 5:21 AM EST

Some of the biggest banks have abandoned the practice of posting their online account log-in screens on SSL-protected pages in an effort to boost page response time and guide users to more memorable URLs.

Netcraft noted that three of the largest banks in the U.S. as well as American Express, now display their log-in forms on home pages not locked down with SSL.

At InformationWeek.

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