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Checking if a site is safe to visit

If you want to make sure that a site you are about to visit is safe, do the following:

Add the url you want to visit to the end of this url:

http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=

Google will then return four sets of security information about that page.

  1. The current listing status of a site and also information on how often a site or parts of it were listed in the past.
  2. The last time Google analyzed the page, when it was last malicious, what kind of malware Google encountered and so fourth.
  3. Did the site facilitated the distribution of malicious software in the past?
  4. Also, has the site has hosted malicious software in the past?
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