Links can change over time, use the following tools to check 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.
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