Why a Phishing Filter Slows Down a Computer?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Why a Phishing Filter Slows Down a Computer

Does the Microsoft phishing filter slow down computer speed?

The Microsoft phising filter does slow down computer speed when evaluating a web page. This slow down usually occurs when a web page contains many frames, or you browse too many frames in a short p... Read More »

What is a phishing filter on my PC?

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 »

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 »

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 »