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Check if a Website is Safe to Visit Using AVG Threat Labs

As known by all, it isn’t safe to visit all websites on the Internet. There are numerous malicious websites designed to attack users in one or several ways. Some are phishing sites, some attacks by drive-by-downloads, some provides fake programs and like that, so we should be more cautious while visiting strange web sites.
If you suspect any website for any kind of malicious activities, there is a free service from AVG called AVG Threat Labs that lets you know whether a website is safe to visit or not. The service is quite fast and easy to use.

Just go to AVG Threat Labs webpage, enter the URL of suspected website in the big search box and then click on the big orange “Check” button. It’ll instantly scan the website and a 30 day security result will be presented in an easy to understand graphical format.

If a website is safe to visit, you will see a green checkmark as seen on the screenshot above. If the site is unsafe, you will see a big red exclamation mark. You can also see the compromised web pages and the types of threats found on the website.

The AVG Threat Labs is a certainly a great service for keeping you safe online. Whenever you suspect a website for any kind of illegal activity, do check it with the free service from AVG.


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