Website safety ratings and malicious software

posted 23 Jan 2013, 10:28 by WillisITServices
Here's something I have been hoping to find for a long time - a trustworthy and easy way to prove whether certain websites are safe to visit, entirely based on other users experience with the website. This is incredibly useful when trying to evaluate the safety of new software, particularly those which aim or claim to improve your computer's speed or safety. Just visit the site below, and type the name of a website into the white search box at the top:

Note - I am not necessarily recommending downloading their tool as well. However, the reviews I have read show that this is an excellent program which can warn you before visiting a dangerous site. WOT stands for Web Of Trust and builds it's ratings from the millions of users who submit their safety ratings of various websites.