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Linkscanner Pro

Linkscanner Pro does a superb job of ferreting out sites defaced with dangerous hacker code, but for complete antiphishing protection, you'll still need a second program, such as the free Netcraft toolbar.

By February 16, 2007

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AVG LinkScanner can detect malicious short URLs

AVG updates free LinkScanner tool to scan the shortened URLs that are popular on sites like Twitter, then block any attempts to direct users to malicious Web pages.

By October 13, 2009


AVG offers free LinkScanner for real-time Web page scanning

AVG breaks out its LinkScanner software from its free suite to offer a free standalone product for real-time Web page scanning.

By April 20, 2009


Shop safely online

With the Aussie dollar so strong it's been a good time for a while now to go shopping on the net. However, shopping online can be a hazardous business. Here are some tips to playing it safe.

By May 24, 2012


Six tips to make your Mac safer

In the wake of Flashback, everybody's asking if Macs are still safe. Here are six easy tips on how to be your own gatekeeper.

By April 10, 2012


How to check if a Web site is safe

Is that link on your Facebook wall truly the funniest thing ever, or is it a nefarious attempt to hook you with a phishing attack? Here's some tips on how to check out the deluge of links that swamp you daily, for both phone and desktop.

By August 26, 2011


Help! My PC is infected with malware (FAQ)

Here is basic information for how to figure out if your computer might be infected and what to do if you think it is.

By October 18, 2010


AVG's challenge: Getting people to protect themselves (Q&A)

AVG CEO J.R. Smith talks to CNET about the current malware landscape, how AVG is responding to it, and the challenge in getting the average person to keep themselves protected against the latest threats.

By October 6, 2010


VeriSign adds malware scanning to SSL services

VeriSign to check customer sites for malware and add security seals to some search results.

By July 19, 2010


Unpatched Java hole exploited at lyrics site

Researchers say vendor should issue a patch for the flaw in Java Web Start before more attacks come.

By April 14, 2010