Along with the patent to increase the speed of cryptocurrency payments — this is another development of the company. The main task is to reduce the time required for settlements between consumers and sellers, as well as to ensure the security of payments.
PayPal has developed a way to identify crypto-malicious software and prevent fraudsters from operating. A patent for the appropriate development was filed in September 2016 but was received only last week.
The essence of the invention is to prevent malicious actions on hard disk content encryption. This is awesome because being grateful to the protection of PayPal, you can not worry that you will not get access to the data without decrypt keys.