Tag Archives: Web of Trust

Link Safety Checkers

Link Safety Checkers

There are resources available that will give indications about a link’s safety, but not all link safety guides are based on the same criteria, and if any one of them is treated without knowing how it works, what criteria it uses, and what its ratings mean, you are likely to misinterpret the results.  IOW, when […]

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Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook and WOT (Web of Trust) go together like peanut butter and jelly. The WOT Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on can help you stay safer from the dangers on Facebook. We all love to share links on Facebook with our friends and family, but sometimes we don’t know the dangers of what we are sharing […]

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Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

There’s a chat message going around about getting 500 Facebook credits free. If you receive such a message like the image below, don’t click on the link. The message is not being sent from your friend, it’s from a program that has permission to send messages from your friends account. This scam can easily fool […]

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Cyber Criminals Armed and Dangerous for 2011

Cyber Criminals Armed and Dangerous for 2011

Cyber crime continues to grow at an alarming rate and in 2010 this proved to be very true with all the security breaches, exploits and viruses. What could we expect in 2011? You can bet that many scammers and criminals are already orchestrating their next attacks and most of these will be in the social […]

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Holiday Spam and Not the Kind You Eat

Holiday Spam and Not the Kind You Eat

My in-box has been getting hit hard lately by an onslaught of spam. I noticed that most, if not all the spam is about online deals. Spammers love the holidays and for good reason, people are always looking for great deals. The only problem is the deal you are getting is more than you bargained […]

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Halloween Scary and Malicious

Halloween Scary and Malicious

It’s creepy and it’s spooky, but sometimes sharing a link with friends and family can put them in harm’s way. You should be very careful on what Halloween links you click on and share as many of them lead to websites that have a poor reputation and low reliability. To be sure if a website […]

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Web of Trust – Never Surf the Web without it!

Web of Trust – Never Surf the Web without it!

WOT (Web of Trust) has a community made up of security conscious people who have rated 28,761,721 websites, that’s millions. They’re your eyes and advisory against security risks. My friend g7w would call it “WOT Services Ltd. – gives us safety through Web of Trust and WOT Community – gives us security through unity.” I […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks continue to grow at a rapid rate and are used mainly for identity fraud. Unfortunately these attacks are a lot easier to carry out. TrendLabs report that a new tool by the name “Super Phisher” has been detected: The tool creates all the files necessary for the Phishing page such as an .HTML […]

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