Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Gone Phishing

For those of you who have had the wisdom to switch your internet browsing to Mozilla's Firefox there is a clever new extension called the Netcraft Toolbar. "The toolbar runs on any operating system supported by Firefox and displays the hosting location, country, longevity, popularity, and an abstracted risk rating for each site visited." "Additionally, the toolbar blocks access to phishing sites reported by other members of the Netcraft Toolbar community and validated by Netcraft." In other words a form of Neighbourhood Watch for web-surfers.


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