PhishLabs report: in Q3 2018, 49% of phishing sites displayed the padlock security icon next to the site's domain name in a browser address bar, up 25% YoY (Brian Krebs/Krebs on Security)

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
PhishLabs report: in Q3 2018, 49% of phishing sites displayed the padlock security icon next to the site's domain name in a browser address bar, up 25% YoY  —  Maybe you were once advised to “look for the padlock” as a means of telling legitimate e-commerce sites from phishing or malware traps.



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