Sponsored article: working out what websites are safe or unsafe in search results is difficult - Bitdefender Search Advisor makes it easier
Search engines such as Google and Bing are great ways of finding what you are looking for online, but some of the links they display may not be safe to click.
The internet has its fair share of places you wouldn't want to visit, be they phishing websites or websites that try to infect your computer with malicious software. Bitdefender Search Advisor lets you know what websites are safe in search results, so you can browse more safely.
Search Advisor works with all browsers but is best used in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Three search engines are supported - Google, Bing and Yahoo. Search Advisor is included with Bitdefender Total Security 2013.
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When searching in Google, Bing or Yahoo green ticks will display against the search result for any website that is safe to view. If a website is unsafe, a red exclamation mark will appear next to it.
In Internet Explorer and Firefox this website will be totally blocked, so clicking on it will display a message explaining why you can't access it. In Chrome the website can still be accessed, but you would be foolish to do so.
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