Annamalai University M.Sc I.T 2k4-2k9
Welcome To AUMSCIT ForuM.
Our Farewell Day Photos are present @ Announcement Section.

This Forum will act as a bridge to connect students of M.Sc I.T 2004-2009 batch belongs to Annamalai University, TN, India
HomeGalleryFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Hi, our Farewell Day Celebration Photos are available @ Announcement Section

Share | 

 Stay clear of malicious websites

Go down 


Number of posts : 209
Age : 32
Location : CDM,IndiA
Job/hobbies : Till now Student
Registration date : 2008-10-21

PostSubject: Stay clear of malicious websites   Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:37 am

Stay clear of malicious websites
Here’s how identity stealers, websites, et al can get you. Don’t fall for them.


You visit a website to donate money for a charitable cause or buy a product. Soon, you realize that your credit-card information is being used by someone else to make purchases. You have fast-exhausting credit limit and bills with transactions you haven’t made.


A maliciously coded website is the cause for this. Often, unscrupulous parties create a fake sign-in page, where you enter your credit-card details unknowingly. Maliciously coded websites could also redirect you to other sites, install keyloggers, spyware or adware, or steal passwords. Cross-site scripting (XSS) also enables malicious authors to make use of your browser’s vulnerabilities for nefarious purposes.


Limit the use of your credit card online. Use it only on websites that have trusted security certificates. Use other modes of payment, such as PayPal or offline methods like cheque payments, if possible. Set your browser’s security settings to higher than the default; and regularly install available security patches for your browser. This will ensure that even if you do visit a maliciously coded website accidentally, the site will not be able to exploit any vulnerability in your browser.

Last edited by Admin on Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:40 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : more visual)
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Stay clear of malicious websites
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» Aquarium Crystal Clear (SOLD)
» Ready, Set, Stay! Sweepstakes *Arizona only*
» Ready, Set, Stay! Sweepstakes *arkansas and Texas only*
» "jaZba" Mobile Dialer with “Crystal Clear Quality” For Saudi
» Anybody any idea abt how to select upload file in webdriver

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Annamalai University M.Sc I.T 2k4-2k9 :: Community :: Technical Support-
Jump to: