Download Comodo Verification Centre To Prevent Deception/Fraud By Phishing
Internet is the best resource to make your working easier and simpler by using its services such as paying your taxes online, bills, online shopping, online transactions etc. However, it could be harmful and cost you huge loss whenever you visit mistakenly any phishing or counterfeit websites.
These websites look like the legitimate and genuine websites and allure you to visit it. However, once you visit these phishing websites, you will realize that your confidential information such as bank account information, credit card password, login name, account password etc has been stolen.
Mostly non-tech users get trapped and cheated via these phony websites due to lack of knowledge and information about preventing these sites to be accessed. Since there are no major criteria to differentiate phishing websites from the legitimate websites manually, it is obvious that visitors would get cornered easily.
However, there are several awareness programs and campaigns that are running worldwide to make the internet users aware about preventing these phishing websites to be accessed. Through these programs users will get a rough idea to identify phony websites and block them to be opened on their computer. Nevertheless, there are still so many users who are not getting benefited from these awareness programs so it could divulge or reveal their sensitive information over the phony websites.
Besides awareness programs, there are numerous anti-phishing applications available to prevent phony sites to be opened on user’s web browser. One of the most powerful anti-phishing and identity assurance tools is Comodo Verification Engine, which has huge database to identify and verify the authentication of every websites that opens on your browser. This security tool allows users to browse safely and prevents phishing websites by verifying their authentications.
It is a freeware application and can be downloaded directly from the given link here. Comodo Verification engine is Windows based software and supports almost all web browsers such as IE 5.0 up to latest version, AOL 1.1 up to latest version, Netscape 8+, Firefox 1.0.7 up to latest version, etc.
Once users installed this application on their system, a tiny “V” icon will appear on the system tray area. Form now onwards, whenever users open a website, Comodo Verification engine will instantly check its authentication level via huge and rich database. If it finds the legitimate website, then users will notice that browser border glows in green color and an arrow should be there pointing site’s verified logo. On the contrary, border not appearing in green color, then users are recommended to not open that website because it might be phishing or phony website. However, you can continue browsing over the website at your own risk.
Additionally, Comodo Verification engine provides single clear visual indicator regarding the security level of SSL and warns you if website is using SSL certificate privileged by scammers. Users can customize or personalize its settings according to their convenience such as they can change the thickness of green color and text size etc.