Nearly half of 1,000 Leading Websites Fail Online Security and Privacy Assessment Tests

June 26, 2015


Some 46% of leading global websites have been found vulnerable to existing online security threats, according to Online Trust Alliance’s (OTA) annual audit of nearly 1,000 sites including leading banks, retailers, social, media, news, government and IoT sites.

Nearly half of the Top 1,000 websites don’t adequately protect consumers from phishing and other social engineering threats and have insufficient privacy policies and poor disclosure notices, in comparison to last year’s 30%.

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