McAfee launches URL shortening service:

McAfee has launched its secure-short URL service,

What McAfee imparts to its short URL Service:

1) Courtesy McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, lets a user create short URLs which are checked against McAfee databases of known spammy, dangerous, malware hosting, bot control etc sites prior to being shown. McAfee believes that there are many dangerous short links circulating around Twitter, Facebook etc.

2) A user can create a short URL for any site, but when someone clicks on it, if the site is flagged as dangerous; McAfee shows a warning page to give users a chance to cancel the idea of visiting the said site. --------

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