Everybody has had that uncomfortable second or two right before clicking a link, sent by a trusted friend, worried that it might not be safe. Well, it’s real easy to tell if the link is safe before you click on it.
Clicking on an unknown link can cause serious problems on your PC, tablet, or mobile device. You can get viruses, malware, key logging infections, and be a victim of identity theft by clicking unknown links. If you get a link, even if it is sent from someone you know. Here’s a real easy way to tell if it’s safe to click a link you’ve been sent.
There are security sites that have pages dedicated to checking links for safety. Just copy the link that has been sent to you and paste it on these sites and they will tell you if the link is safe.
Be safe out there folks!