Is the Search Engine Result You’re About to Click on Safe?

Security & Privacy

Two of the top five sites on the internet are search engines, which makes a lot sense. We depend on them to find everything from the news to toothpaste to a place to eat dinner.

According to internetlivestats.com, Google processes over 3.5 billion searches worldwide every day. Its rival Bing is rising to become the second largest search engine, accounting for 33% of all search queries performed.

Now here’s the interesting part. Given these billions and billions of queries, can you be sure that all these search results ‘harmless’? When you are clicking on a link Google, Bing or Yahoo! gives you, how do you know you are about to visit a site that is safe? You can’t

That’s why you take simple precautions to make sure you don’t unintentionally visit malicious sites. The most convenient way to stay safe while using search engines is by using a free website safety rating service, such as F-Secure Search.

F-Secure Search pre-screens the search results returned by a search engine and gives each result a safety rating. Harmful sites that try to violate your privacy or harm your device are clearly marked, so you know which sites are safe and which to avoid, even before you click on a link!

Adult content is automatically blocked from search results, so you have peace of mind when your children are using F-Secure Search. Also, all communication between you and F-Secure is encrypted, so there’s no room for snooping.

To help you keep both your personal details and your PC protected from malicious sites, simply go to search.f-secure.com and start using it today.

You can also use F-Secure Search as the default search engine in your browser.

And while we’re you’re thinking about surfing safely, take a minute to make sure your browsers are up-to-date. With a safe browser and safe results, you’ll be surfing safer than ever.

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