Opera 9.1 released, adds real time phishing protection

Opera has just released the latest upgrade to their critically acclaimed web browser, version 9.1. While a .1 upgrade is not normally an event worthy of a news post, the new version adds an interesting and important feature: real time phishing protection for web sites.

Phishing is rapidly becoming the malware of choice for the Internet's motley gang of spamming scammers. As it relies on social engineering rather than any technical vulnerability to do its dirty work , no amount of downloading security updates or switching operating systems can protect against it. Opera 9.1 released, adds real-time phishing protection

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 18th December 2006 10:14PM