Aid to safer surfing: Siteadvisor
Thread poster: Oliver Walter

Oliver Walter  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:56
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Dec 29, 2006

This is for your information: I have not yet tried this add-on as I didn't know of its existence until this morning, but I want to inform you quickly, as it may be a more urgent issue for you than for me!
This is a free add-on to FireFox or Internet Explorer (there's also a paid-for version that does more) that warns you if a web site is not "safe". It is called siteadvisor and is from the well known anti-virus supplier McAfee.
This review:
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/realworld/90822/surf-safety-survey.html
gives you (in my opinion) better initial information about siteadvisor than its own web site, at http://www.siteadvisor.com/
To find out what you probably want to know, I suggest using the "learn more" link and the "analysis" tab on that page before going to the download page.
Happy new year!
Oliver


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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
Italy
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Great add-on! Dec 29, 2006

I have used it since several months now and would never miss it again.

It's surprising how many trash you may risk coming across just doing a quite innocent research! So I never click any more on red-crossed links, of course.

Thank you for posting this. I think everyone should have it, just like an antivirus.

[Bearbeitet am 2006-12-29 18:58]


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Rocío Cordero  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 16:56
English to Spanish
THANKS! Dec 29, 2006

This is what I was looking for!!!

It is an extremely useful add-on; it keeps the trash off and provides valuable information about each site you come across.

Thank you Oliver and happy new year!


Rocío


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Andrea Riffo  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 16:56
English to Spanish
Thank you Oliver! Dec 29, 2006

This tool looks great and, from what I see, one can even analyse specific sites online without downloading the add-on.

Christel, do you know if it is compatible with other antivirus software? I currently use NOD32 and, since Siteadvisor belongs to McAffee, I'm a little weary.

Thank you all, and have a great new year!
Andrea


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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
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As far as I know, no problem Dec 29, 2006

Andrea Riffo wrote:


Christel, do you know if it is compatible with other antivirus software? I currently use NOD32 and, since Siteadvisor belongs to McAffee, I'm a little weary.




I am currently using Bitdefender and never had any problem.

HTH!

Good luck and a happy new year to you all:-)


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