When you suspect that a URL present in your e-mail,you can do a quick check to find out the whether it is not a malicious website.There are many such online services are available. Many of them are free to use.
Here are a list of such services.
McAfee SiteAdvisor® is very useful to test websites for spy-ware, spam and scams.You can download and use the SiteAdvisor software that will help you to search, surf and shop more safely.
Norton Safe Web
This utility site from Norton and is is very useful to check websites url for spy-ware, spam and scams.
LinkScanner® Online is a online tool that you can use to check any url/website to make sure that it is not a malicious website.You can also download and use AVG LinkScanner.
This utility is a freeware from Dr.Web. This tool is effective even if you have anti-virus software installed on your computer and you worry about its effectiveness.
You can download Dr.Web CureIt and double-click on the downloaded file.Wait while the utility scans your system. When the scanning is finished, view the scan report.
This is another free tool from Dr.Web.This is an Emergency System Recovery Disk.
Dr.Web LiveCD will help you to restore your Windows or Linux system if it has been rendered non-bootable by malware, restore it for FREE with.
Dr.Web LinkChecker is a plug-in that allows you to scan web pages and files downloaded from the Internet.This plug-in is available for Mozilla/FireFox/Thunderbird , Internet Explorer and Opera.
Finjan SecureBrowsing provides you with safety ratings of URLs showing in your browser.
Finjan SecureBrowsing is a security extension for your browser that scans and classifies web addresses to provide you with safety rating of URLs before you visit them.
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