Most modern browsers use updated online lists of fraudulent sites: resources containing phishing or content dangerous for visitors' software (viruses). The reason for adding a site to these lists is usually the presence of fraudulent content, but false hits are also possible.
If your site is flagged as fraudulent, you need to first understand the reasons for adding to the lists and take steps to remove inappropriate content. Lists of fraudulent sites are periodically updated and if malicious content is removed from your site, it will soon be removed from the lists. However, to speed up the process, you can remove the site yourself from these lists.
These browsers use Google SafeBrowsing API... To unblock Google, follow these steps:
Fake site protection uses data provided by resources Netcraft and PhishTank, and protection against malicious code is provided by TRUSTe... If your site is flagged as fraudulent by one of the listed resources, Opera will display a corresponding error with a list of resources where your site is listed. You need to follow the link and follow the further instructions.
If the filter SmartScreen recognizes your site as fraudulent, to remove the site from the blacklists, click in the warning window "Report no threats on this site» («Report that this site does not contain threats») To go to the Microsoft Feedback website and follow the instructions.
You can also check your site through servicewhich is a partner of such companies as Google, PayPal, Mozilla, AOL, Trend Micro, Sunbelt Software. This service collects messages about potentially dangerous sites from its partners.
Físhing (English phishing, from password - password and fishing - fishing, fishing) is a type of Internet fraud, the purpose of which is to gain access to confidential user data - logins, passwords or account numbers. This is achieved by sending bulk emails on behalf of popular resources, for example, on behalf of social networks, banks and other services. The letter often contains a direct link to a site that is outwardly indistinguishable from the real one. Once on such a site, the user can provide fraudsters with valuable information that allows them to gain access to accounts and bank accounts.
Also phishing Is one of the varieties of social engineering based on users' ignorance of the basics of network security: in particular, many do not know a simple fact - services do not send letters with requests to provide their credentials, password, etc.
To protect against phishing, the manufacturers of the major Internet browsers have agreed to use the same methods of informing users that they have opened a suspicious site that may belong to scammers. At the moment, many popular browsers have this feature, which is appropriately named “anti-phishing».