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.
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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.
AVG breaks out its LinkScanner software from its free suite to offer a free standalone product for real-time Web page scanning.
Fourth-largest antivirus software vendor adds Exploit Prevention Labs' LinkScanner family of safe-browsing applications to its product offerings.
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.
VeriSign to check customer sites for malware and add security seals to some search results.
New company hopes to improve upon existing toolbars already on the market.
AVG 8.0 no longer downloads the home page of every search result returned by Google, Yahoo, and MSN, and now uses a blacklist to check sites for malware.
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.