Free McAfee SiteAdvisor plug-in

December 12, 2009 · Posted in Freebies · Comment 

I recently posted an article called McAfee reveals the riskiest web domains to visit, which I would advise you to read if you value your online safety.   In checking the safety rating of this blog on McAfee’s SiteAdvisor site, I discovered that they offer a free plug-in that will determine a site’s safety rating based on several factors.  The  individual safety rating icons and definitions can be viewed via their plug-in site.  McAfee SiteAdvisor plug-in has received good editor and user ratings on Read more

McAfee reveals the riskiest web domains to visit

December 4, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

McAfee, Inc. issued its third annual Mapping the Mal Web report this week.  Africa’s Cameroon (.cm), which borders Nigeria, has succeeded Hong Kong (.hk) as the web’s riskiest country domain.  Japan (.jp) was rated the safest country domain.  According to McAfee, 36.7 percent of Cameroon’s .cm domains pose a security risk.  PR of China (.cn), Samoa (.ws), Philippines (.ph), and Former Soviet Union (.su) round out the top five riskiest country domains. Read more

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