Securely search the Net with Google and Scandoo.com
Scandoo.com is the first secure search service available free to anyone on the web. Currently in initial beta testing, Scandoo.com provides an early warning system to help users search the web safely and securely and avoid the risk of clicking on unknown web sites. The simple, intuitive service guides web users through searches, allowing them to detect and avoid malware, including spyware, adware and viruses, as well as harmful, offensive or illegal content, such as pornography, gambling, hatred and phishing sites.
Scandoo.com is the brainchild of security specialist, ScanSafe, a company that scans over three billion web requests a month for corporate users and is the largest provider of managed web security in the world. Scandoo.com is free, requires no downloads, software installation or updating.
The initial version provides search options for Google and MSN Search. The service is expected to be rolled out to the other major search engines, Yahoo! and Ask in the near future.
According to ScanSafe founder, Eldar Tuvey, the Scandoo.com principle is very simple: “It’s a bit like providing traffic lights to guide you safely through your search. For most of us, web searching is something we do every day as part of our home or work life. Most search results look benign, but the fact is you’re “rolling the dice’ – you don’t know what you are going to get once you click onto a new or unknown site.