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#1 pouringreign

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 04:34 PM

A friend of mine recently recommended AVG LinkScanner to protect against infected websites. However I always recommend spyblaster. Is this better?

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 05:24 PM

AVG LinkScanner seems to be hogging computers.
Spyblaster is a very good program.
Personally, I use WOT to warn me against dangerous websites.

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 08:06 PM

I never heard of WOT before. Maybe I need to try it.

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 08:17 PM

I use internet explorer. Sounds like WOT is only for foxfire,

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 09:40 PM

No.
Here: http://www.mywot.com/en/download there are versions for all browsers.

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 01:16 PM

AVG LinkScanner and AVG Security Toolbar are part of AVG's Internet Security Package. Essentially, Search-Shield scans search results and places a safety rating next to each link so you know where itís safe to click. Surf-Shield scans the page behind any link you click on or any web address you type into the browser. If the page is poisoned, it stops you from opening it.Other security vendors offer similar tools as Broni has already noted:
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