Treasury Department's Website Lacks Security, Analysts Say

A government Web site that sells bonds to the public is lacking a number of basic security features, analysts and investors say. TreasuryDirect, which is operated by the Treasury Department's Bureau of the Public Debt, has taken some steps to beef up security in recent months and is planning further improvements. Yet the site, which has become much more popular with individual investors since expanding its offerings late last year, is still missing some safeguards typically offered by bank and brokerage Web sites.

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