Norton safe search, a security application from Norton, lets Internet users know if the websites they’re visiting are safe or not. This is crucial since almost every day, there are reports of identity thefts and financial assets being stolen from computers due to ransomware and malware downloaded from malicious websites.
Norton uses a community feedback system to examine the Web. Users can evaluate the operation of websites and if anything suspicious occurs while using these websites. Site owners can also submit their sites to be evaluated. If they meet certain requirements, they will receive a Norton Secured Seal that lets users know the site is data room safe and trustworthy.
You can show safety ratings next to all search results within the browser using the Norton Safe Search Extension for Google Chrome. This gives you maximum protection from identity hackers, phishing websites, and online virus. The extension is light and won’t slow your computer.
But, the biggest drawback is that Norton’s rating is not included in the results for image, video and news searches. This is a huge oversight due to the importance of these types of results for a user’s experience when searching. It would also be great to show Norton’s ratings alongside ad results which are often filled with malware and frauds using phishing. However, the extension is worthwhile to try to avoid the risks of shopping and browsing the Internet.