What Is AshleyMadison.com?

Ashley Madison (AshleyMadison.com) is a Canadian online dating/social networking service. It is distinguished from other online dating services for being the place to find discreet relationships. As of December 2022, the website AshleyMadison.com gets an estimated 7.1 million monthly views, according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates AshleyMadison.com was founded on March 29, 2002.

Links and Profiles

Website: https://www.ashleymadison.com/

Is AshleyMadison.com Safe?

I ran malware tests to find out if Ashley Madison is safe and legit. Here are the results:

Note: With social service sites such as Ashley Madison two tests need to be done: one related to the site itself and the other related to its services. If you have used Ashley Madison as a service, please leave your feedback in the comments.

I checked the site AshleyMadison.com on an online malware scanner Sucuri and it returned with no issues. No malware was found and the site has not been blacklisted by any security vendor. You can see the same here: Sucuri scan for the site AshleyMadison.com.

AshleyMadison Sucuri results

To check this further I ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on the site AshleyMadison.com and it says the page is clean. You can see the same here: Unmask Parasites scan for the site AshleyMadison.com.

Lastly, I ran a malware scan with VirusTotal on the domain AshleyMadison.com. The scan detected at least five files communicating with the domain and no security vendor listed the site as malicious. You can see the same here: VirusTotal scan for the site AshleyMadison.com.

Ashley Madison VirusTotal results

In conclusion, no malware was found on Ashley Madison. You can browse this site safely.


1. SimilarWeb – AshleyMadison.com

2. Wayback Machine – AshleyMadison.com