Tips to avoid risky web sites

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BANGALORE, INDIA: What online surfers may not know is that simply viewing a page can return much more than they bargained for. Cybercriminals lay invisible traps all over the Internet that are intended to steal consumers’ passwords, bank information or even identities, according to Paula Greve, director of web security research for McAfee Labs.


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According to him web surfers can stay protected from quickly evolving threats on the Web by using reputable, actively updated security software with advanced malware detection and prevention.

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Greve adds that businesses can help users navigate Web risks by adding Web reputation functionality to their other defenses.  Operators of risky TLDs can learn from the report as well. It is possible to turn around a risky reputation or maintain a good one.

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