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SpoofStick
« on: October 03, 2005, 05:40:01 PM »
I just learned of a new product today.  Many of you may already know about it, but I figured maybe some might not.

It is called SpoofStick.

Here is some more info about it.

http://forum.littleeagle.us/showthread.php?t=129
       
here is a direct link to the software/program http://www.spoofstick.com/

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2005, 02:38:01 PM »
skittlespc,
This little tool-bar is as I see it one worth having

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2005, 03:30:57 PM »
SpoofStick is a great item in different versions for those using Firefox or MS Internet Explorer as browsers. 8)
I've used it for some years until I recently decided to not bother using Internet Explorer any more. :D

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2005, 10:35:11 PM »
I found SpoofStick to be extremely limited in what it displays and any protection that it affords is entirely in the hands of the operator.  There are a variety of other products that offer more in the way of information to the knowledgeable surfer and better protection for those who aren't.  I put together a list of readily available antiphishing toolbars.  The products that I have found to be most capable include links to reviews which include complete lists of the information that each provides to the user.
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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2005, 10:54:18 PM »
Thanks, OF! 


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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2005, 05:47:22 PM »
Oldfrog :D

I totally agree with you that SpoofStick is extremely limited and it can't be compared in the same division as the products with more developed functionality that you've tested.

Thanks for linking to your informative reviews which I have read with great interest. I appreciated your note on the use of a search functionality like AskJeeves in TrustWatch Toolbar. AskJeeves use some practises that are discussed with interest in the security community.

If I still would have used MS IE, then I surely would have installed either Netcraft Toolbar or FraudEliminator Toolbar instead of using SpoofStick.

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2005, 06:18:42 PM »
Oldfrog,
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I put together a list of readily available antiphishing toolbars.  The products that I have found to be most capable include links to reviews which include complete lists of the information that each provides to the user

have a on me.

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2005, 07:07:02 PM »
@Jason:  Both the Netcraft and FraudEliminator bars are available for Firefox and work well.  I use both just for the heads up display of most of what I want to know about a site that I have never been to.
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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2005, 07:42:32 PM »
@Oldfrog: Thanks mate :thumbsup:, but I ought to have mentioned that I'm using Opera which is an extremely popular browser over the pond where I'm at.
Lots of people are using "the Fox" here too, and I will recommend them both the Toolbars, and of course a visit to the Decker Technology Forum.

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2005, 08:03:32 PM »
Ah, I have Opera as well and you are correct about none of the products that I am aware of having been adapted to Opera as yet.

Your friends will certainly be welcome.  I didn't really come here to advertise my site, though.  I have known Corinne, GR@PH;<'S, and Winchester73 for quite a while and was really just taking a look around so I could say something intelligent when I added a link to this site.  When I saw the topic on SpoofStick I just had to register and get involved. :lol:
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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2005, 08:43:25 PM »
No problems Oldfrog! :D

We all understand that you didn't come here to advertise your site, and I guess that most of the advertising was done by me. :lol:

We're happy that you posted cause getting good advices from others is a perfect way of increasing ones own knowledge, and I for one hadn't heard about all those toolbars before, and neither had I read any reviews of them.

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Re: SpoofStick
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2005, 09:05:40 PM »
OF, my friend, we would never think that of you.  In fact, you don't even have a link to DT in your signature.  I think its time to fix that.  It is a good site. 


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« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2005, 09:30:45 PM »
I knew the folks that know me wouldn't think that but posting your own link in your first post on a site can sometimes raise eyebrows.

For a good comparison of how the different bars appear look at this screenshot taken while visiting a site approximately 24 hours after having reported it to all the vendors concerned.



This gives a good indication of what data each displays as well as how quickly they respond to reports.

I put together a short account of reporting this site and the subsequent blocking that took place including screenshots showing how it is done for each application and how each offers protection.  Catching a Phish
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