Phishing!

  phil.smith 18:11 30 Dec 06
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Is it OK to have more than one programme to help against phishing?

Has anyone used the phishing tool frm COMODO?

Thanks

Phil

  brundle 18:14 30 Dec 06

1 program and one dollop of common sense is enough.
Not tried the Comodo tool myself.

  >steve< 18:31 30 Dec 06

it is fine to run more than one antiphishing program at once but be aware that it will effect system performance i personally have not seen any reports of conflicts.

  Belatucadrus 19:24 30 Dec 06

Comodo is OK but very limited in that it only gives positive results for commercial sites (mainly USA) signed up to a particular verification scheme. If it gives the all clear then the site is pretty convincingly clear, but it has whacking great holes in the coverage as a load of perfectly respectable sites using a different scheme don't register.
Interesting, but has a way to go before it can be truly useful, particularly in the UK.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:13 30 Dec 06

Common sense will serve you much better.

G

  phil.smith 09:38 31 Dec 06

Many thanks all for your opinions.

Common sense is indeed the main thing.

Wishing you all a healthy and prosperous New Year.

Phil

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