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Re: [SLE] Anti-Phishing Toolbar Now Available For Firefox
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 14:51:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <0IH500K8WWGF7K@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 11:16 AM 5/27/2005 -0400, Fred A. Miller wrote:
>Content-Disposition: inline
>
>U.K.-based Web security firm Netcraft on Wednesday released a Firefox
>version of the anti-phishing toolbar that's been available for
>Microsoft's Internet Explorer since December 2004.
>
>The toolbar, which installs as a Firefox extension, or plug-in,
>automatically blocks suspected phishing sites identified by other users
>and verified by Netcraft. The company's database of Web site information
>is also used to display several attributes of any visited site,
>including its country location, longevity, and popularity. 'Works very well
>with Firefox and SUSE 9.3.
>
>http://www.securitypipeline.com/163701028
>
How is one to know that this is not bait for some phishing site or some other
kind of scam? I'm beginning to wonder just what can be trusted on the web!

--doug


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