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SafeToOpen Online Security protects your desktop browsers and Outlook email clients across all your devices from the latest phishing attacks.

  • What is a phishing scam? Phishing is a cyber attack that often delivered via fake emails, text messages, and social media. The goal is to trick people into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request from their bank, for instance, or a note from someone in their company — and to click a link or download an attachment. 
  • Am I a target? Yes, everyone who uses email and social media can be a target for phishing scams. Have you ever seen or heard about a suspicious email from a bank or a service provider asking to click on a link to re-activate your account? These are phishing scams that are sent to everyone.
  • How can I protect myself and my family? One way to protect from phishing scams is not to click on suspicious emails. Another best way is to use SafeToOpen Online Security extension.

Add SafeToOpen to your preferred browser and Microsoft Outlook now!

SafeToOpen works on Windows, OS X, and Linux and is available in 53 languages.

Google Chrome

SafeToOpen Online Security extension for Google Chrome brings the best performance and protection against the latest phishing scams.

Microsoft Edge

SafeToOpen Online Security extension for the older and newest Microsoft Edge browsers protects you from the phishing websites.

Mozilla Firefox

SafeToOpen Online Security is compatible with Mozilla Firefox's to detect and protect you from the never-before-seen phishing websites in realtime.

Microsoft Outlook

SafeToOpen add-in for Microsoft Outlook is one of the easiest and best ways to detect known phishing links in your emails on all of your devices.

How to use SafeToOpen Online Security on your browser?


Click on the SafeToOpen Online Security extension for your preferred browser and click on "Add to Chrome", or "Add to Firefox" or "Add to Edge". You may need to approve the required permission. 

It is always a good practice to allow the extension to run in the Private Browsing (or incognito).

Browse the Internet

Now you can enjoy surfing the web and opening links in your emails and social media with peace of mind. SafeToOpen Online Security extension notifies you if the webpage you are browsing is not "safe to open" in real-time.


SafeToOpen Online Security extension examines the content of websites you are browsing and may notify you with different ribbons.
The yellow ribbon indicates the website you are browsing is suspicious, and you need to take extra care if you are asked to enter your sensitive information. The red ribbon means the website you are visiting is a phishing, and you must not enter your information.

If you believe a particular warning message is shown by mistake, please report it to us using the "Report Mistake" button.

Report a suspicious website to us

In the very rare situation where the extension didn't detect a phishing site, you can manually report it to us to protect others.

To report a website to us, please right-click anywhere on the page, click on the "Report to SafeToOpen" button, and then choose one of the options.

How to use SafeToOpen Outlook Add-in?


In your Outlook, click on get add-ins, and in the search bar type safetoopen and then click on Add. Please note that the add-in will be installed on any device that you have your account set up in Microsoft Outlook.

Verify an email

All you need to do to verify an email is to open the email and:
-> Outlook for Desktop: click on verify that has the SafeToOpen logo.
-> in iOS (iPad, iPhone) and Android: tap on ... and then choose SafeToOpen.
You will see the result of verifying all links in your email against known phishing sites in a few seconds.

Analyze a link

SafeToOpen add-in checks all links in your email against previously known phishing sites. If you believe a link in your email seems suspicious, please tap/click on the eye icon on the right side of the link to perform a deep inspection and see the results. Please note that this feature is only available for corporate and premium accounts.

Report a link to us

After you click on the eye icon next to a suspicious link to analyze, you can click on the bell icon to report the link to us.

Please note that you can only report a link to us once.

Contact us if you have any questions.


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