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Netcraft Anti-Phishing Toolbar

Netcraft have released an anti-phishing toolbar. This sounded like a great idea right up to the point where I realised I couldn’t use it because I don’t use Internet Explorer.

That’s right, this is at present something for those people who are (a) security conscious enough to read Netcraft’s newsletters but (b) not security conscious enough to have heeded the warnings to stop using Internet Explorer.

Apparently, a Firefox version of the toolbar will be made available. Until then, this idea looks just a little cynical and pointless. They are really pleased with their TV coverage, though.