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Exposing redirected URLs before you click

John Simek “…Frankly, I’m not a big fan of URL shorteners and an even lesser fan of QR codes. The main problem with shortened URLs is that you don’t really know where you will be redirected to if you click on it. What a great tool for the distribution of malware. There is a solution if you want to take some extra steps. Services exist that will expose the original long URL before you are redirected. Here’s a list of some of those URL expanders.”

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