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Apple turns to Google for Safari anti-phishing

Apple has quietly teamed up with Google to add anti-phishing features into the latest version of the Safari browser.The feature, turned on by default in Safari 3.
Written by Ryan Naraine, Contributor on
Apple finally goes phishing on Safari
Apple has quietly teamed up with Google to add anti-phishing features into the latest version of the Safari browser. The feature, turned on by default in Safari 3.2, displays a warning page (see screenshots below) when Safari users surf to a fraudulent Web site.  It is powered by Google's blacklist of fake Web sites that are used to steal user credentials for banking and other finance-related Web sites. [ SEE: Apple fixes 12 Safari security flaws ]
Apple finally goes phishing on Safari
Here's the roadblock that appears when Safari is used to surf to a phishing site:
Apple finally goes phishing on Safari
Apple is the last major Web browser provider to add anti-phishing protection. Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Mozilla's Firefox and Opera all provide warning mechanisms to end users.
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