How To Verify That You Are On The Right Website

If you ever worked in tech support you know that there are users who have to use computers without having a clue what is going on. Those users open a website by entering its url in the search form, click on links in emails, open attachments and do many other things that experienced computer users call foolish or at least a security risk.

I have met many PC users who could not tell me on which website they were currently on and it took a lot of navigating around before they could tell me.

This guide is for those users. It will explain how to find out on which website you are and if it is the right website. This may sound trivial to experienced users but believe me when I say that it can benefit inexperienced users.

This guide will use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 web browser. Other web browsers, like Firefox, usually have a similar layout.

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