After reading all of the whiners and complainers going on and on about how anti-phish in browsers was going to give people a false sense of security I decided to put it to the test today when a phishing email landed in my Inbox.
Within minutes of the arrival of the phishing email, I enabled the Google anti-phish in FireFox 2.0 and went to the site linked in the email:
http://g-lec.com/data/cont/news/sicherung/einfach_millionaer1/wells/The very minute the screen loaded Google popped up an alert:
Here's the page without the Google alert covering it:
I'll try the anti-phish a few more times as the opportunity arises, but this first test was impressive. As soon as I get around to installing IE 7 then I'll test their anti-phish as well.
Way to go Google!
You get a nice well deserved pat on the back for this one!