How To Find a Fake Website ?


There are many fake websites around the web. Fake websites not only include some duplicate, unauthorized content. It also includes some malicious code which may harm the user at any point of time. It is always better to get warned before visiting such fake websites. We may not know when we will be attacked with such fake phishing websites, so it is always better to prevent ourselves before we get affected. Here are some ways that helps us to find out the fake website. Never ever fall into malicious website. Avoid doing it. How ? Go ahead and read on ..

Web Of Trust Addon :

The WOT add-on is a safe surfing tool for your browser. It has Traffic-light rating symbols which shows, which websites you can trust for safe surfing, shopping and searching on the web. WOT ratings are powered by a global community of millions of trustworthy users who have rated millions of websites based on their experiences. So it all you come across any Fake websites, then you can easily find a red light warning from the addon icon. So you can avoid using it.

Google Instant Preview :

Google has launched the instant preview in Google search. If you search on Google, you can see a small search icon beside the search results listed on the page, if you move your mouse over it, it will display the instant preview of the website. So that you can preview the website before viewing it. You can view the preview without going inside the website actually. By this way, you can avoid fake websites. Also if you use Google chrome, it shows malware content warning if the website is attacked with malicious codes or phishing sites. I always strongly recommend to use Google Chrome browser. You can keep Firefox a secondary browser. Never use Internet Explorer.

Review and Judge :

Review and Judge is a website that rates a website based on the unbaised data and not on individual opinions. It considers the rating of a website based on the how much traffic it gets, how long it has been online, how loved it is by Google and finally it judges and displays the ratings. All you need to do is, just enter the URL of the website and know the review before entering to it.

Hope these simple ways helps you to avoid entering into a scam, fake, malicious websites. If you’ve another idea to avoid such websites, do let us know through comments.

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  1. A great eye opener, this

    I got a tottally new picture, it was quite easy to use.

  2. esther says:

    I had a look at

    interesting concept to use age and traffic as trust factors.

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