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Four in 10 North American Banks Don’t Use EV Certificates

A new Sectigo report rates the data protection practices of the largest banks in North America and Europe. While the research found that all major banks use SSL certificates in some form, 40% of the North American banks leave customers vulnerable to phishing scams because they do not extended validation (EV) certificates to show their website’s authenticated identity.

European banks performed slightly better, with only 25% not receiving the highest security rating for their websites.

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