SpoofStick - make sure you are at the right site
|OneStep sent me an email recently. He told me
all about SpoofStick and I just wish I had WinXP on this PC so I could try
Quote from OneStep: There's a new piece of freeware you should know about. It's called SpoofStik and is a browser extension for either IE or Firefox which can authenticate that the page being loaded is not a spoofed malicious one. Secunia structured a test last week and while all browsers were redirected to a different domain without so much as whimpered complaint, SpoofStick showed the real address was not the actual address.
OneStep is a dedicated security specialist in Australia. He's got a very helpful website, forum and business. If someone's hacking your computer, be sure to look him up.
Website - Freeware (Win2000 and WinXP only)
Quote from the website - What is SpoofStick?
SpoofStick is a simple browser extension that helps users detect spoofed (fake) websites. A spoofed website is typically made to look like a well known, branded site (like ebay.com or citibank.com) with a slightly different or confusing URL. The attacker then tries to trick people into going to the spoofed site by sending out fake email messages or posting links in public places - hoping that some percentage of users won't notice the incorrect URL and give away important information. This practice is sometimes known as “phishing".