Google Chrome Browser to Get Extensions - Web of Trust Among the Top 15 Add-ons

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Following up on promises made in September, Google has outlined plans to open their Chrome browser to third-party extensions. Web of Trust is included in an initial list of 15 add-ons that Google is targeting to support. Chrome's closest rival, Mozilla's open source browser Firefox, is popular because the browser can be extended with a multitude of add-ons. Web of Trust (WOT) has reached 2 million downloads since securing a place on Mozilla's coveted recommended add-on list.

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The users of Firefox and Internet Explorer appreciate the security that WOT provides, and we look forward to adding our protection to Chrome. Chrome will benefit from adding extensions, and WOT is proud to be among the first add-ons they have chosen to support

"The users of Firefox and Internet Explorer appreciate the security that WOT provides, and we look forward to adding our protection to Chrome. Chrome will benefit from adding extensions, and WOT is proud to be among the first add-ons they have chosen to support," said CEO Esa Suurio.

Protection when browsing and searching the Internet

Web of Trust, offers Internet users preventive protection against Internet scams, identity theft, spyware, spam, and unreliable online shops. The WOT security add-on provides safety ratings to search results when using Google, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, Digg and other popular sites, helping the user to protect their computer and personal information. Website rating information is continuously updated by the user community and numerous trusted sources, such as listings of malware and phishing sites. The free Internet security add-on works with Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers and can be downloaded at http://www.mywot.com.

Supporting Facts of WOT

  •     WOT has been downloaded by 2 million users
  •     Information on 21 million websites
  •     1 in every 20 websites is harmful
  •     WOT users can contribute by rating and commenting on websites
  •     WOT also receives information from a large number of trusted sources, such as PhishTank, hpHosts, DNS-BH Malware Domain list and Artists Against 419.

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Name: Esa Suurio, CEO
Phone: +358 40 716 9301
Address: Against Intuition, Inc.: Italahdenkatu 27 A, 00210 Helsinki, Finland

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