Monthly Archives: January 2011

How to spot a fake web site – Phishing

In computing, phishing is a criminal activity using social engineering techniques. Phishers attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy person or business in an electronic communication. Ever got an email asking you to urgently update your account? And you get these kind of mails… Read More »

Ask F-Secure if the website is safe to visit

Generally the Antivirus system installed on your computer  takes care of websites you open in your browser , and in case of any malicious data/activities it warns you before rendering the page in front of you. In order to add another layer to you security , here is an online tool F-Secure Browsing Protection, all… Read More »