Apple recently introduced Safari 3.2 via Mac OS X’s Software Update feature, somewhat surreptitiously adding a new anti-phishing feature in the process. The feature uses the same “Safe Browsing” Google technology as Firefox. Fortunately if—as I did—you find that it slows Safari down, then you can turn it off by visiting the Security tab of Safari’s preference pane and unchecking Warn when visiting a fraudulent website:
MacWorld have the full skinny on how the feature works. Be safe out there!