Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Why You Want WOT

WOT (Web Of Trust) is a web browser plug-in that uses easy to understand symbols…


.. that warns you about potentially dangerous websites and hyperlinks (through the use of a rating system that you can vote on). It integrates into most webmails as well, as shown here.

(I know you are too savvy to click links in such an obvious phish… but you should have seen the one mimicking Chase Bank I got the other day; it was a near perfect forgery. And Hotmail didn’t flag it, as they did this one.)

Find out more. Click here. (WOT is a free download.)

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March 23, 2010 Posted by | advice, computers, Internet, security | , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments