Phishers send well crafted emails as if coming from a valid source like your bank tricking you to enter your bank account or any portal (like eBay or Paypal) details including login and password or PIN numbers . Once, you enter the details, they are sent to remote servers. Now, that’s more than anything for the hackers to loot money out of your account.
Taking security seriously, we will discuss the community aided Netcraft tool bar for Internet Explorer & Firefox. First of all, I have to applaud NetCraft toolbar as by far the best toolbar that you can get for free. When I tested a new eBay scam email URL, no other toolbar other than NetCraft can catch the Phishing URL.
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Haute Secure is a free Internet Explorer plugin that secures you from loading bad content or malicious content or download and install malware onto your PC. When the Haute Secure add-on on your internet explorer comes across bad content it will block access to the website and prompt you for further option. It will also warn of malicious content try to load from known website. With Phishing scams, malicious malware spreading minute and the identity theft scams, it is important that we secure the browsers thereby no malicious content is downloaded onto the PC. Haute Secure supports only Internet Explorer at the moment but Firefox is expected to be onboard soon. There is also a Windows Vista 64 bit supported version available download. Read more… »