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Browse the Internet securely with Norton Safe Web

Norton Safe Web helps you browse, search, and shop safely online. It analyzes websites that you visit and detects if there are any viruses, spyware, malware, or other threats. Based on the analysis, Norton Safe Web provides safety ratings for websites, before you visit them.

Norton Safe Web supports Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based and EdgeHTML-based), Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari browsers.

Work with Norton Safe Web

Click the extension icon present on your browser and click Full Safe Web Report in the pop-up window with website and shopping safety information.
For each website that you want to know the site safety status, Norton Safe Web lets you do the following:
  • View the Norton rating

  • View the community rating

  • Add your reviews

  • View the user reviews

  • View a list of keywords that are tagged to the website

  • View the threat information and the general information about the website.

Understand Norton Safe Web safety ratings

Norton Safe Web uses the following website safety ratings:
  • Safe

    Norton Safe Web analysis determined that the site is safe to visit.

  • Untested

    Norton Safe Web does not have enough data to analyze the site; it is recommended that you do not visit this site.

  • Unsafe

    Norton Safe Web analysis determined that the site is unsafe to visit. This website may attempt to install malicious software on your computer.

  • Caution

    Norton Safe Web analysis determined that this site has some threats that are classified as Annoyance Factors. The site is not dangerous, but it can install unwanted applications on your computer without your permission.

Work with Scam Insight

Scam Insight provides reputation ratings for every website on the Internet. The ratings provide is based on the information that is collected from millions of Norton customers and the approximate age of a website. This feature lets you be confident that the information that you provide goes to the company with which you want to do business. Cybercriminals often mimic websites to create fraudulent websites. For example, a website can be created recently to mimic shopping websites to gather sensitive information from a user.

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DOCID: v19116982
Operating System: Windows, Mac
Last modified: 11/02/2021