McAfee® Siteadvisor Plus as Firewall
A new product launched by Mcafee for the further safety of your machine is the Mcafee® SiteAdvisor
What are the roles and features of Mcafee SiteAdvisor Plus?
Plus. It is an award-winning software which is a browser plug-in. With the help of this, you can get information about the websites so that you do not click on a site which is risky. Also it is easy to install and comes free. Moreover, it does not ask for any of your personal information. If you install the SiteAdvisor in your machine, then you would also get a rating icon attached to your browser and a optional search box. All these are meant to alert you about the sites which are risky and also to help you finder safer alternatives for your search. Thus, when you have Mcafee® SiteAdvisor Plus as a firewall in your machine, there is no need to have any other firewall since you would get prior information about the risk factors involved in opening any site with the features of the Mcafee SiteAdvisor Plus. The site ratings that you get are provided by Mcafee® on the basis of tests.
Other features of Mcafee SiteAdvisor Plus are:
- Safe searching feature, safe browsing and advanced phishing protection
- Link checking, advance knowing and password protection
- Detailed information about the site, regular updates and immediate help
Safe searching feature, safe browsing and advanced phishing protection
Whenever you start searching for anything by taking the help of the popular search engines like Google® or Yahoo®, then beside the search result you would find the rating about the site. This is the unique safety feature of the Mcafee® SiteAdvisor Plus™. The Safe Browse feature is a small button that you can find on your browser toolbar. This button changes color depending on the rating given by the SiteAdvisor Plus™. Another advantageous feature is the Advanced Phishing Protection™. This is a combination of analysis and database checking of the sites so that you can be protected against the sites which want to steal your personal information and use it for their own benefit.
Link checking, advance knowing and password protection
With SiteAdvisor Plus™, you can check the safety for the links in the instant messaging applications and the email sties. With this you can immediately get danger alert if there is any problem with those sites. Moreover, you are informed in advance about the websites that are threatening because of the SiteAdvisor Plus™. Another beneficial feature of the SiteAdvisor Plus™ is the password-protected setting. It lets you disable interaction with the dangerous sites and download any information from them.
Detailed information about the site, regular updates and immediate help
SiteAdvisor Plus™ provides detailed information about any site whether it is safe or unsafe and its content. Therefore, it makes it easier for you to protect your computer. Another advantage of SiteAdvisor Plus™ is that you would get daily updates installed automatically. Whenever a new version is available it comes to you without any charge if you are in your subscription period.
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