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PayPal was reacting to reports of a research paper released the week before by Michael Barrett, the firm’s chief information security officer, that said the payment service would ban browsers that lacked a way to block known or suspected phishing sites and didn’t support Extended Validation (EV) certificates.

Safari does not have an antifraud blocker and does not support EVs, the relatively new digital certificates meant to reassure consumers that the site has been vetted and is legitimate.

Source: ComputerWorld

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