Articles tagged: page redirect
How Do I Determine a Shortlink’s Destination?
Link-shortening services make it hard to tell a link’s final destination. When you receive one in an email, you may want to do some detective work to see where it’s going before you click.
Removing a Redirect Virus
A redirect virus can fool your browser into going to malicious web sites without your knowledge. I’ll outline my experience detecting and removing one.
Can I Rely on the URL Shown in the Browser’s Status Bar Being Accurate?
There are both legitimate and malicious reasons why a link author may send you to a place that is different from the link showing in the status bar. Let’s look at why that may happen.