Norton safe search is a tool that can be added to the web browser of an individual computer user. It informs users if a website is safe before they click on it. This helps them avoid sites that could contain malware, phishing, or other threats to their computer and personal information. Norton safe search is a part of Symantec’s Norton security suite.
This free program will help users safeguard their online identity and stay away from dangerous websites. It utilizes Norton Safe Web technology to evaluate websites based on their safety level and can also warn users of unsafe websites that could be composed of phishing scams or other malware that is high-risk. It functions as a browser extension in Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.
It makes use of a combination of signature-based data file scanning in conjunction with behavioral detection, install/uninstall inspection to analyze websites. It also uses the guidelines of 20 million Norton community watch endpoints to rank websites according to their risk. It also has a crawler which monitors websites on the Internet in real-time.
It’s easy to install. The user must open a browser and go to the extension manager to start. After having done that, he or can select the Norton Safe Search option and it will be shown in the results of a search.