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Subject:RE: A new level of spam? From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 21 Aug 2008 11:03:39 -0400
None of these solutions sound like they'll warn you about malicious
links in e-mail messages -- only in the browser.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy K. Haas [mailto:guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:59 AM
> To: Larry Usselman
> Cc: Dan Goldstein; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: A new level of spam?
> On 8/21/2008 7:43 AM, Larry Usselman wrote:
> > I highly recommend the WOT (Web of Trust) free Internet security
> > plug-in for your browser. It does an excellent job of
> alerting you to
> > dangerous or otherwise undesirable (Trojans, viruses,
> phishing, porn,
> > scams, etc.) sites BEFORE you click and find yourself
> somewhere you'd
> > rather not be. It displays a small color-coded icon next to any
> > hyperlinks, advising you of the relative safety of that site. The
> > accuracy of the coding is quite good and is updated constantly via
> > user input.
> > Here's the WOT site: http://www.mywot.com/
> I've been using NoScript for quite a while. I visited the
> WOT site, by
> seeking it out through Firefox > Tools > Add-Ons, and
> looked at some recent comments at the bottom of their page:
> Looks like NoScript is a better tool:
> --Guy K. Haas
> Software Exegete in Silicon Valley
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