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by MightyPork
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Support
Topic: WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or bit.ly
Replies: 7
Views: 276

RE: WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or


The add-on does resolve short URLs for ratings next to links, for example. Where exactly do you see this problem?


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by MightyPork
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: Support
Topic: WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or bit.ly
Replies: 7
Views: 276

RE: WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or

<quote user="Apollo702"> I have an incredibly simple answer to the problem: Protect your computer better and stop using shortened links on an undefended browser. That is asking for trouble. </quote> I use linux and have a firewall installed, so the possible malware doesn't really concern me, I just ...
by MightyPork
Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or bit.ly
Replies: 7
Views: 276

WOT fails to detect a harmful site linked through goo.gl or bit.ly

WOT fails to identify links shortened using bit.ly, goo.gl and similar services. Here's an example: hxxp://bit.ly/1bxhueY Which resolves to: hxxp://www.cloudways.com/blog/infographic-php-vs-asp-net/ The target site has a bad rating and a popup is shown, but that's too late - the computer could've be...