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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

How to check a shortened URL to see if it’s safe to click


How to check a shortened URL to see if it’s safe to click | Tech and life

With so many URL shortener services out there, malicious websites are easily disguising harmful payloads by routing you to their websites via a shortened URL. Here is a website that can help you find out where those little guys are sending you (Step 1) and how to learn more about whether the site is safe (Step 2).
http://www.techandlife.com/2011/08/how-to-check-a-shortened-url-to-see-if-its-safe-to-click/

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