What is a phishing filter on my PC?

Answer A phishing filter is a tool that helps a computer user avoid online fraud and scams when you browse the Internet. calls its version a Smart Screen filter, used with Internet Explorer,... Read More »

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Where is the phishing filter in IE8?

Internet Explorer 8 includes a feature named the "SmartScreen Filter." This filter alerts the user of a possible phishing site, allowing the user to continue to the web page or navigate to the comp... Read More »

What does a phishing filter do?

The practice of phishing is used to deceive Internet users into providing their personal information like passwords, name, address, financial information and Social Security numbers to criminals.Pr... Read More »

Why a Phishing Filter Slows Down a Computer?

Phishing is a form of identity theft that is usually employed through email. The email comes from a company that appears to be legitimate, and contains a link to another site. This site requests pe... Read More »

How do I enable the phishing filter in Windows XP?

Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7 or HigherOpen Internet Explorer (7 or higher) on your Windows XP. Click on the "Tools" menu and then select "Phishing Filter" and "Turn On Automatic Website Check... Read More »