On the base of our Google Chrome add-on study, this is third add-on in this series, is ready to amaze you, designed by Netcraft. The Netcraft is well-known company who invented SSL Protocols and helped internet users from upcoming phishing, data breaches and hacking. We all internet chums know how phishing attack has ruined the image of cyber world by making innocent people victim of severe phishing attack. This add-on is for encountering phishing emails, block XSS script, and other suspicious URLS.
How it works?
Netcraft Anti-phishing is a simple tool that lets you get detail on the sites you surf. The button allied to the extension provides information about site’s locality, popularity, longevity, and risk rating. The risk rating evaluates site’s characteristics by comparing against described fraud sites and grade website rating ranging from “0 to 10” where zero (0) indicates secured site and Ten (10) indicates vulnerable site.
User can report to Netcraft on finding any phishing site by clicking on “Report phish” button. User has to fill the details including name, address, URL name, reason for reporting. Netcraft has identified almost 5.5 million phishing sites. This add-on also provides PFS indicator (Perfect Forward Secrecy) ensures that if a private key is exposed by any reason, still your historical encrypted traffic is safe.
How to Download?
- Go to Chrome Web Store and type “Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension” in search box. Alternatively,
- Click on ‘customized and control button’ in chrome browser, click on Extensions then click on “Get more extension” link and find out your add-on.
- Here is direct link to download this extension.
Finally, this add-on is great for identifying phishing sites made to minimize the risk associated with awful phishing attack. In my opinion, this add-on is ideal for identifying eCommerce and financial site’s rating. People use to make mistake by choosing wrong website for their online shopping and as a result they become a victim of Phishing attacks.