When you point to a hyperlink in Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook Express, or Microsoft Outlook, the address of the Web site typically appears in the Status bar at the bottom of the window. After you click a link that opens in Internet Explorer, the address of the Web site typically appears in the Internet Explorer Address bar, and the title of the Web page typically appears in the Title bar of the window.
This article discusses steps you can take to help protect yourself from spoofed Web sites. To summarize, these steps are:
Do not click any hyperlinks that you do not trust. Type them in the Address bar yourself.