What Is TheFappeningBlog.com?
TheFappeningBlog (thefappeningblog.com) is a website that exposes leaked celebrity nudes. While originally shocking, it turns out many of the celebrities willingly submit their photos in the hopes they now appear on TheFappeningBlog. According to SimilarWeb, TheFappeningBlog gets an estimated 25 million monthly views. The Wayback Machine estimates TheFappeningBlog was founded on April 10, 2017.
Is TheFappeningBlog.com Safe?
I conducted a series of malware tests to find out if TheFappeningBlog is safe and legitimate. Here are the results:
I browsed the site thefappeningblog.com for 30 minutes and then ran a malware scan with Malwarebytes on my computer and it returned no malware detection.
I then installed the Malwarebytes Browser Guard and it did not suggest the site thefappeningblog.com was compromised while I was browsing.
To try to confirm that the site is clean, I also checked the site thefappeningblog.com on an online malware scanner. The test came back with a 503 Service Unavailable site issue. The URL causing the issue is here: https://thefappeningblog.com/wp-includes/css/. The malware scanner has issued a medium risk for this site. You can see the results here: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/thefappeningblog.com
I ran another online malware scan with a different tool and it returned with no issues. 0 out of 90 security vendors flagged the site thefappeningblog.com as suspicious. You can see the same here: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/domain/thefappeningblog.com
In conclusion, most tests I ran suggested TheFappeningBlog was safe to visit; however, one malware scanner flagged the domain as a medium risk.