Computer Security

Is The Link I Click Safe To Click ?

Many people are concerned and with good reason that when they click a link on the internet it may lead to a ” malware infested demon “.

So what can you do ?

First have a look at the ‘ Web Of Trust ” extension that you can install for all your browsers , IE , Chrome , Firefox : Web Of Trust

WOT displays a colored traffic light next to website links to show you which sites people trust for safe searching, surfing and shopping online: green for good, red for bad, and yellow as a warning to be cautious. The icons are shown in popular search engine results, social media, online email, shortened URL’s, and lots of other sites.


If you are after more suggestions here is an article that may assist you further:

8 Ways To Make Sure A Link Is Safe Before You Click it 

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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