How to check if a website is safe to use [RESOLVED]

There is a number of different way’s you can check if a website is safe to use. Maybe you are unsure if the website is malicious or safe to use.

We recommend you check the website via VirusTotal, their website can analyse the website you input and report back if this is safe or not.

  1. Visit – https://www.virustotal.com/gui/home/url
  2. Enter the URL you wish to check and press the search button.

3. The results will then be displayed, if the site is safe all results will show as green, if any show as red this means there is something malicious about the website and you should not visit it. (see examples below)

Example “Clean” website

Example – systemtek.co.uk – Clean site

Example “Malicious” website

Example – Malicious site

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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