Category Archive: Anti Phishing

EarthLink ToolBar

EarthLink Toolbar uses a blacklist to recognize if a clicked link points to a known scam site. If a site is blacklisted, EarthLink Toolbar takes you to a warning Web page (complete with flashing text). Download EarthLink ToolBar

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Netcraft Extension in Firefox and Google Chrome

The Netcraft anti-phishing community is effectively a giant neighbourhood watch scheme, empowering the most alert and most expert members to defend everyone within the community against phishing attacks. Once the first recipients of a phishing mail have reported the target URL, it is blocked for community members as they subsequently access the URL. Widely disseminated …

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Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox

TrafficLight is taking the security-while-browsing concept where it belongs: in the browser. This extension will add a strong layer of security over your browsing experience without inducing speed penalties or system resource consumption. Part of the processing is done in the cloud with some intelligent small engines that make various checks on pages you’re visiting …

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