Norton Safe Web

Norton Safe Web is a free service from Norton that helps you surf, search, and shop more safely.

By using Norton Safe Web, you can check if a website is malicious even before you visit it. Norton Safe Web analyzes websites and detects if any viruses, spyware, malware, other security threats exist on a website. Based on the analysis, Norton Safe Web provides safety ratings for all websites.

In addition, Norton Safe Web helps you view the community rating and user reviews of the websites.

If you own a website and your website is not Norton rated, you can register your website for Norton safety ratings. Based on the analysis, Symantec provides a reputation rating for your website. The ratings are available on the Norton Rating report. These ratings help millions of Norton users to decide whether to visit your website.

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

This option is not available on the latest version of your Norton product. However, you can add the Norton Safe Web extension in your web browser. For more information on the Norton browser extensions, see Norton Browser Protection extensions.

The following are the options that you can use to configure Norton Safe Web:

Enhance search engine results

Lets you configure Norton Safe Web to display the site-rating icons next to each search result.

When you search the Internet using search engines like Google or Yahoo, Norton Safe Web displays the site-rating icons next to each search result.

Show a warning when visiting a harmful website

Lets you configure Norton Safe Web to display a warning message when you visit harmful websites.

When you select this option your Norton product displays a warning message when you visit harmful websites. Symantec recommends that you do not visit such websites.

Block harmful websites

Lets you configure Norton Safe Web to block harmful websites.

When you select this option your Norton product displays the Website Blocked page when you visit harmful websites. Symantec recommends that you do not visit such websites.

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DOCID: v56160419_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 10/23/2017