Web of Trust

Posted on December 11th, 2013

What is Web of Trust is a tool which is used to rate the reputation of websites. Via installing a plugin to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. The rating is worked out via a combination of user ratings and data from other sources.

When you do a search on Google it gives sites a green icon next to the result if it’s a save site, it is a site not be trust it has a red icon next to it, and if you try to go on a unsafe site it will display a message to warn you before letting you on the website. Sometimes the icon might be grey this indicates that the website has not being rated.

It is a great way to prevent viruses, spyware and malware from getting installed on your computer, It is not a replacement for internet security software but an additional tool to help keep you safe online. You should also ensure that your computer is running Antivirus software and is up-to-date and your computer is scanned on a regular basis.

To find out more information you can at?

You can download the Internet Explore Plugin here.

You can download the Mozilla Firefox Plugin here.

You can download the Google Chrome Plugin here.

If you have any questions you can contact us on 01228 576090 or support@cumbriacomputerrepairs.co.uk