Staying Safe From Phishing With Firefox

Version 0.1 - 2005-02-19

'Phishing' is when people set up fake websites to look like your bank, or a shop, or some other website involving money, and try and persuade you to enter your password or credit card details so they can steal from you. Here's how to stay safe from phishing using Firefox.

Example Security
for PayPal

Before entering credit card details or passwords into web sites involving money, look at the bottom right corner of the window. You should see the name of the website you think you are visiting and a lock, as shown on the right. If it's not there, don't enter the information.

It's that simple.

If you're an ordinary Firefox user, you can stop reading here. Otherwise, you may be interested in the discussion page.

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