The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

ShowStoppers - McAfee SiteAdvisor Helps You Surf Safely

by , 12:45 PM EDT, October 16th, 2006

NEW YORK, NY -- McAfee showed their SiteAdvisor tool at the recent ShowStoppers press event. SiteAdvisor is a downloadable tool that works with the Firefox browser, on both Mac and PC. It provides information on several features of a Web site, helping you while you surf, and letting you know what may happen after you visit a site.

SiteAdvisor Helps You Surf Safely

SiteAdvisor will let you know if a site contains excessive pop-ups and other annoyances. It also tests any downloads available from the site, looking for viruses, bundled adware and spyware. If a site solicits you for an e-mail address, SiteAdvisor will let you know if a particular site is honest, or if providing your e-mail address will result in an in box full of spam.

SiteAdvisor is available as a free download.


Recent Headlines - Updated November 25th

Mon,12:40 PM
Three Ways to Protect your Apple Watch (and One Way Not To)
Tue,10:16 PM
20% Off iTunes Cards
8:45 PM
PSA: If You’re Having Network Troubles, Turn Off Wi-Fi Calling
6:20 PM
$100 Off Apple Watch, $125 Off 128GB iPad Air 2, Today Only
6:05 PM
HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander: $19.95
3:00 PM
Hewlett-Packard’s Z27s is a 27-inch 4K Display for Your Mac Without the 4K Price
1:34 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-11-24: The Big Mac Pro Smackdown
11:13 AM
Dell Fails Security 101 with eDellRoot Certificate Flaw
9:31 AM
Apple Targets February for China Apple Pay Launch
8:50 AM
iOS 9: Control Siri’s Sounds
Mon,8:30 PM
60% Off Stock Vaja Cases for iPhone, iPad
6:58 PM
Apple Pay Explained in 74 Seconds (Video)
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!