Web of Trust (WOT) for Internet Explorer 2015.06 is a simple Internet Explorer add-on that can protect your website from spyware, and malicious software. WOT is created by Michael Widenius who is the founder of a software development company called Finnish Industry Investment Ltd. The advantage of WOT is that it has a large database of score ratings for different websites. It is easy to use and suitable for both professional and newbies web surfers.
The WOT icon will appear on the Internet Explorer’s toolbar. You are to click on the WOT icon on the IE browser toolbar to see the scores assigned to a website. The safety of the links are marked based on the traffic light colors. For example, a site that marked with green color means you can trust this site and proceed in navigating it. Sites that are marked yellow means you are to be cautious when navigating it. Sites that are marked red means that malware has been detected and you are advised to not click through the link to navigate to the site. You can use WOT to protect your email account from scam email that contains phishing links.
The crowd source software allows its users to contribute their ratings to a website they visit. You can assign ratings to websites from very poor to excellent. If you want to rate a site, you have to sign up for an account at the WOT website. You can customize the extension to warn you about a site that is not safe for child.
The WOT extension will display rating symbols to the links in the search results of the search engines. This includes search engines that are popular as well as search engines that are not so popular. The tool will not affect the performance of your computer and it has good response time. It is a stable tool that won’t crash when you are running it on your browser.
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