Editors' reviewThis application offers shoppers additional security checks by verifying the security of online stores to prevent hacking threats, though its browser scope is limited. Immediately following installation, SafeShopper adds a convenient icon onto your Internet Explorer toolbar. Although users of other browsers won't receive the convenience of a toolbar icon, they can click on the program's system tray icon and key in a site on the self-explanatory interface. With one click, the program detects open ports on any online shopping site, then examines each for potential security breaches. Results are quickly displayed as to the general safety of your personal information when shopping at that specific location. Consumers will find SafeShopper favorable for peace of mind, especially those with apprehensions about online shopping.
SafeShopper allows you to verify an online store's security before you place an order online by clicking the SafeShopper button in your Internet Explorer toolbar. SafeShopper provides you with an instant report as to if the online store is safe to shop at. SafeShopper also provides you with the location, owner, and contact information of the Web site.