Norton Safe Search Review

Norton safe search is a security application from Norton that informs Internet users know if sites they’re planning to visit are potentially dangerous or not. This is crucial because there are reports virtually every day of identity theft and financial assets being stolen from people’s computers due to ransomware and malware downloaded from malicious websites that they visited.

Norton uses a community feedback system to examine the Web. Users can examine how websites work and whether there is anything suspicious happening on these sites. Site owners can submit their own websites for evaluation. If they meet certain requirements they can be awarded a Norton Secured Seal, which informs users that the site is secure and reliable.

With the Norton Safe Search extension for Google Chrome, you can get safety ratings that are displayed on top of all results of your search in the browser. This gives you maximum protection against identity thieves, phishing sites and online virus. The extension is lightweight and won’t slow your computer.

The biggest issue is that Norton’s ratings are not displayed in the search results for images, videos or news. This is a huge oversight given the importance of these results to the user’s experience. It would be ideal to see Norton’s ratings included in the results of search results for ads since they are typically malware-infested or phishing scams. Nonetheless this extension is worth a try to avoid the risks of shopping and browsing the Internet.