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Brilliant Phishing Advice from MS

The costs of domain spoofing are indeed staggering, as is the task of heading off the almost daily arrival of Phishing tactics. But according to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 833786

"The most effective step that you can take to help protect yourself from malicious hyperlinks is not to click them."

Ok, so let me get this straight. The way to steer clear of malicious web sites is to not visit them. What was I thinking.