Every day in the media and on the Web we hear about some new risk, hack or threat to our online security. Increase your confidence while surfing the Web with Web of Trust (WOT) a crowd-sourced browser enhancement for online safety whose unique protection against threats comes primarily from their millions of users. WOT identifies online threats which automated security technologies miss: Bad customer experience, phishing and age-inappropriate content for children are just a couple examples of threats that require or significantly enhanced from human input.
With the free WOT add-on; web users can rate websites for trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety. WOT calculates a website’s reputation based on user ratings and reliable third-party trusted sources, such as listings of malware sites. WOT’s utilizes sophisticated algorithms to identify and eliminate manipulation.
The WOT add-on shows the reputations with color-coded icons in most popular search engine results (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.), social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter), on other popular sites (Wikipedia, etc.) and for shortened URLs. The free add-on works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari. To learn more or download