Everyday we visit a number of new websites. Some are familiar names which we use everyday and some are totally new ones.
Sometime we are referred there by our friends or we visit them since we read about it on a social media website, forum or email. But how do we know whether a website is safe to visit or not?
URLVoid – Quickly Check if a Website Delivers Malware on your computer:
URLVoid is a simple but a cleaver web service which scans any website for the potential threats of viruses and malware. It has a very simple interface, just like Google Search. Just input the URL of the website you want to scan and click the “Scan Now” button.
URLVoid then check the reputation of this website with about 20 online security services like Norton SafeWeb, TrendMicro Web Reputation, McAfee SiteAdvisor, PhishTank and several others and shows if any of these online security service have flagged it as dangerous.
URLVoid – Scanning Results:
Once the scan is complete – It gives details about the scanned website like IP Address, IP Host, Country where the site servers are located and if the site is clean or not. Here’s how it looks for TechNorms – Looks like we are keeping things safe for our reader
It also displays the individual verdict from all the online security services. We ran a scan for TechNorms.com. Any guesses what the result was? Check it out yourself –
This is also a great tool to keep a lookout for malicious code infecting your website. You should scan your website once in a while to see if everything is okay. If any of these services flag your website as dangerous – It can hurt your reputation with your site visitors as well as search engines.
Features of URLVoid:
- Simple User Interface for getting the job done quickly
- Quick scanning for any website – in less than 20 seconds or faster
- Reliable – Since it generates reports after referring to a number of quality online security scanner engines
- It’s completely free service and has non-intrusive adverts
Further Reading in Security and Website Monitoring:
- Top 18 Firefox Addons For Better Privacy And Avoiding Web Tracking
- Easily Monitor Your Website Uptime and Network Response With MetaPing