PayPal is seriously considering blocking some browsers from accessing its site, according to a paper (PDF) available to shareholders.
Titled "A Practical Approach to Managing Phishing," the paper admits that there's no one silver bullet to prevent fraudsters from making money on the Internet. However, authors Michael Barrett, PayPal's chief information security officer, and Dan Levy, the company's senior director of risk management for Europe, say companies could and should start addressing five specific areas:
Prevent fraudulent e-mail from getting into users' in-boxes
Prevent phishing sites by shutting them down
Authenticate users so that stolen … Read more