What Is Ashley Madison?

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. According to SimilarWeb, the website AshleyMadison.com gets an estimated 7.1 million monthly views. The Wayback Machine estimates AshleyMadison.com was founded on March 29, 2002.

Is Ashley Madison Safe?

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.

To find out if Ashley Madison is safe, I conducted a series of malware tests. Here are the results:

I installed the Malwarebytes Browser Guard on my Chrome browser and was able to browse the website AshleyMadison.com without restriction, which tells me the browser guard doesn’t consider the site to be compromised by hackers.

To check this further I ran a malware scan on my computer with Malwarebytes and Spybot – Search & Destroy after having browsed the site AshleyMadison.com and it returned no malware detection.

To confirm that the site is clean, I also checked the site AshleyMadison.com on an online malware scanner 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: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/ashleymadison.com

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