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Beware of these links


Written by Engineer Ismail Babiker
Some hackers hide and integrate malicious software, often of the Trojan type, into files such as Word files (docx) and (doc), (pdf) files, PowerPoint files (ppt) and (pptx). Then when you submit its file, you get infected with this malware
Most often, hackers send these malicious files via email and you should check these attached files
(Attachments) with the email message before downloading it to your device. Shortening the link is nice, but hackers exploit the ability to shorten the link in order to hide its suspicious link. But we can find out the link before shortening it through the link deflation website at the address: http://checkshortur. com/
Hacker links are links to phishing pages, which are a page similar to a specific site, but it is not the real site. It is a fake page whose goal is to steal passwords, emails, and bank accounts. An example of this method: You find a login page for Facebook, and when you enter it, it asks you to log in. It is similar to Facebook, but it is not Facebook. It is a page made by hackers for you.
Hackers can create pages similar to any site, from Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, YouTube, or any site.
How do you detect these fake pages (phishing pages)?
There are two ways. The first way is to ensure that the website link is the real website link. If the link to the page is facedook.com, then this is not the Facebook website. Note that the letter d is put instead of the letter b, but Facebook is linked to facebook.com… and so are the rest of the websites.
The second method is by examining the link on the VirusTotal website or the DoctorWeb website to ensure that the site is sound and free of suspicion and malware.
Before you click on the link ^_^, go to the VirusTotal website https://www. Virustotal. com, which is currently owned by Google, then type the link and click Check Link. Take the link from CopyBest. Copy and paste. The VirusTotal website will
Scan the link or file with many antiviruses to ensure that the link or file is free of any malicious software or viruses.
You can also check files from the device or from a link on the Internet, and you can check a regular link (not a link to a file) through (URL), and you can also check the IP or website through (Search).
Examples of mined links and malicious files with pictures:
Examples of suspicious ads and links that you should beware of and examine on the sites we talked about in order to ensure that they are free of malware and viruses.
1- Advertisements that tell you, “Adobe Flash Player is not up to date. Update it now. This advertisement is a malicious program and is not a warning from Adobe.
2- A pop-up advertisement invites you to download an extension for the Google Chrome browser. It is not just an add-on, but rather a malicious program that is downloaded to your device if you click on the word install

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