How can we make sure a site is legitimate? One malware program has a real site and fake ones.
It is so bad that hackers seem to find loopholes everywhere. If you find a site that explains the schemes, they are very complicated and sophisticated. Look at Heart Bleed, Cryptolocker and fake download browsers.
When I find a website questionable, and before I even visit the site, I check out the ownership first. I want to see three basic things... Is it owned by the company represented by the domain? Is it in the country as expected? Was it recently registered or expiring soon?
You can start by getting the IP address and then search the Whois of the IP. Most "Whois" search sites will give you the information directly from the domain name. So you can skip getting the IP address.
Do a google on "getip" and "Whois" - there are several good sites to get both this information.
by Nathan Bernardo 3 years ago
I recently received an email through my Contact Us form on one of my sites. The email states the sender comes from an up and coming site that needs writers and they are the leading such and such, etc. Wondering if it's a phishing scam. What do you all think?Here's the body of the...
by Lorelei Cohen 3 years ago
I am sure that I am not the only one who will find themselves or their work on this website. Remove space after the 7 to view.http://autoloans7 .tk/the/the-intelligence-of-crows-lady-lorelei-on-hubpages.htmlI am burning in anger at once again having to fight a plagiarist who is most likely...
by S Leretseh 6 years ago
A new documentary exposé (now avail. FREE on netflix) called 'Dreams From My Real Father' ... is a REAL eye opener. For all those who want to know::--Who Barry's REAL father is (card carrying communist Frank M. Davis)--Why Obama wanted his birth certificate kept hidden (it...
by Lisa HW 8 years ago
Not long ago my security software ran out, and I wasn't sure which one I wanted to go with. While I was deciding a friend recommended at least installing MalWarebytes (which is free) in the meantime. Sorry for the length of this, but I have a weird mess on my hands. Yesterday morning I...
by Darla Dollman 4 years ago
I'm having problems with everything on Hub Pages right now. I cannot comment on my own Hubs, which is preventing me from participating in conversations. I cannot correct two problems that were noted two weeks ago. I am logged on, I've cleared my cache, I keep trying at different times every day,...
by Cuttler 5 years ago
You have to check this out. Are there user pages with viruses and malware?So I was going through the answer section on HP and when I clicked on a question thread, this popped up from Google chrome (see screen capture below) A warning about detected malware on a Hubber's page. It got me asking, is...
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