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Check Your Links BEFORE You click if you are unsure!

Google Safe Browsing Status Check – To quickly check if a website or a specific URL is safe, use an objective website safety checker like Google Safe Browsing. According to their page, “Google’s Safe Browsing technology examines billions of URLs per day looking for unsafe websites”, which makes this a great website safety-check tool. Just copy/paste any URL into the search box and hit Enter. Boom! It’s that easy.

Virustotal is a service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines.

Norton Safe Web from Symantec is a reputation service from Symantec. Their servers analyze Web sites to see how they will affect your computer.

Sucuri SiteCheck – Free Website Malware Scanner for known malware, blacklisting status, website errors, and out-of-date software.

Online Link Scan -for viruses, malware, spyware, and trojans. Tools to prevent infection, data theft and find out the trust score of a link.

AVG Threat Labs -. Look up any website, check its reputation, get a safety rating and see what others say.

Unmask Parasites – Hackers exploit security vulnerabilities in popular web software such as blogs, forums, CMS, image galleries and wikis to insert hidden illicit content into web pages of innocent third-party web sites.
Thousands of website owners are unaware that their sites are hacked and infected with parasites.




Jotti’s malware scan is a free online service that enables you to scan suspicious files with several anti-virus programs. Scanners used are Linux versions; detection differences with Windows versions of the same scanners may occur due to implementation differences. There is a 25MB limit per file. Keep in mind that no security solution offers 100% protection, not even when it uses several anti-virus engines.


Trend Micro’s free online Virus Scan


Data Liberation – You can export and download your data from the Google products you use, like your email, calendar, and photos. In a few easy steps, create an archive to keep for your records or use the data in another service.



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