Checking the link is important to do because it is the first step to prevent fraud that is currently rampant in cyberspace.
To check a link, you can use some of the sites below. There are approximately six sites that you can use to check a link and the following list.
1. Kaspersky VirusDesk
This site is a site owned by Kaspersky. Kaspersky itself is a company that makes antivirus, anti-spam products and other security products.
To check, you can simply enter the URL in the column provided. And if the URL is safe, then you will get the notification below.
Safe links will appear as safe information as shown above. In addition to pasting the URL, you can also upload a file by clicking on the file icon located on the left side of the scan.
From the name, surely you already know where the main concentration of this site is? If you answer phishing, then your answer is correct because PhisTank is indeed focusing on phishing sites.
PhisTank is different from the previous site (Kaspersky VirusDesk) where PhisTank works more like a data bank that has included the names of phishing sites scattered in cyberspace.
3. Google Transparency Report
Google is not the most privacy-conscious company in the world. Even so, Google continues to provide services in the form of checking links where users only need to paste the URL in the Transparency Report.
Check Links on Other Sites
In addition to the three sites already mentioned, there are still other sites, namely:
With the rapid development of technology and the easier it is for someone to create a site, there must always be bad people who want to take advantage of these conditions to find their own benefits.
The existence of the sites that have been mentioned, the main purpose is to help you not be harmed. Therefore, if you want to access a site and suspect something is wrong, please check the link first.