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Is there any way in which i can get a virus alert in my toolbar?


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#1 omarfoley

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 11:44 AM

is there any way in which i can know whether a particular website contain virus or not?
I'm currently using Firefox 3.
thanks u so much in advance.. :)

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 01:06 PM

Is this what you are looking for?

  • McAfee SiteAdvisor is a free browser plug-in that warns you about risky websites sites that can't be trusted, gives safety advice and ratings about websites before you click on a possible risky site.
  • WOT (Web of Trust) - WOT for Firefox is a free browser add-on that warns you about risky websites sites that can't be trusted and those which are trusted by the WOT Community Trust Network.
  • Norton Safe Web allows you to look up websites and obtain a site rating. It is a very good resource for getting second opinions on sites which WOT or SiteAdvisor may indicate as risky.
  • avast! WebRep provides a color-coded mark which rates the reputation of every site visited when using Internet Explorer or Firefox.
  • AVG LinkScanner detects poisoned web pages by testing the destination of each URL link in real time and does not rely upon blacklists that can quickly become outdated.
Note: SiteAdvisor, WOT and avast are essentially safe browsing tools which use a community of volunteer members who exchange knowledge of websites. They utilize a rating system to indicate overall safety based on trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety. While these tools are useful, they are not foolproof and sometimes may provide misleading ratings. Just because you visit a risky site does not automatically mean the site is bad or that your system has been infected by going there.
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#3 sidneyalford

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 09:17 PM

is there any way in which i can know whether a particular website contain virus or not?
I'm currently using Firefox 3.
thanks u so much in advance.. :)

yes firefox is the best & most of the people use it seen the right side small box on the firefox if it is red then you will understand that this is a fraudulent site or virus has affected this site :)

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 10:28 PM

In case you are interested FF is now at Version 5


http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/new/
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