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Describe one method Financial Websites use to convince a customer the site is authentic. Do hackers do a public service by finding and publicizing computer security weaknesses?

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Problem: Describe one method Financial Websites use to convince a customer the site is authentic. Do hackers do a public service by finding and publicizing computer security weaknesses?

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One is by having a copyright mark.
One is by having an SSL (https) certificate, indicating that communication between user's browser and web server will be through secure socket layer.
By using third party websites like: trustkeeper, Trustwave will validate the current financial ...

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This solution answers a question involving hackers and financial websites. It describes a method financial websites use to convince a customer the site is authentic. It also discusses whether hackers do a public service by finding and publicizing computer security weaknesses. The explanation is provided in 248 words along with examples.

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