Web of Trust (WOT) for Firefox 20151208 is a Mozilla Firefox extension that aims to fight against fraud. It displays a WOT icon on the left side of the browser address bar that can help you to decide whether it is safe to visit a website. The WOT extension uses the crowdsourcing approach. There are millions of users that rate websites in WOT so this tool is reliable for helping you to avoid sites with online threats.
WOT is featured in many top magazines such as CNET, Kim Komando Show and New York Times. The Firefox extension is great for people who are shopping online as it can help you to avoid scam online stores. It can also help you to avoid sites designed to install spyware or infect your computer with virus.
Besides displaying website reputation, the WOT Firefox extension also work in the search results of the 3 major search engines including Google, Yahoo and Bing. There are 3 colors that are being used on the WOT icon to identify which sites you need to trust. For example, green means good, yellow means cautious and red means online threats are present on the site. The WOT icon appear to the left of the address bar on your Firefox browser.
The WOT icon also appear on the links in the Google search result that has been marked by the users. If the site is safe for a child to visit, you will also see the WOT icon for child safety when you hover your mouse over it.
The extension also work with popular social networking sites like Facebook as well as email services. It also work on popular websites like Wikipedia. You can contribute your own rating for a particular website. You will be asked to provide a reason for giving the rating to the site for example good site, only for kids and opinions.
Download link: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/