Crypto (crypto.com) is a cryptocurrency exchange site. Crypto.com was founded by Rafael Melo, Kris Marszalek, Bobby Bao, and Gary Or. Crypto.com is headquartered in Singapore, though was initially founded in Hong Kong. Crypto.com had 10 million users by February 2021, before a pandemic-related bear market began later in 2021 and 2022. Crypto.com offers crypto financial services, crypto wallets, a crypto exchange for trading, and a crypto NFT marketplace.

As of December 2023, crypto.com has 5.217 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that crypto.com was founded on December 22, 1996. The Internet Archive has saved crypto.com 22,669 times between December 22, 1996 and February 1, 2024.

Is crypto.com Safe?

Here, I analyzed crypto.com for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam:

I checked crypto.com on Sucuri, and it returned as a low security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for crypto.com.

crypto.com Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages:
    https://crypto.com/404javascript.js
    https://crypto.com/404testpage4525d2fdc
    https://crypto.com/defi-wallet
    https://crypto.com/university/what-is-blockchain-consensus
    https://crypto.com/university/what-is-cryptography
  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages:
    http://crypto.com/ for Google’s UA
    https://crypto.com/404javascript.js
    https://crypto.com/404testpage4525d2fdc
    https://crypto.com/defi-wallet
    https://crypto.com/nft
  • Missing Strict-Transport-Security security header.
  • Missing Content-Security-Policy directive. Affected pages:
    http://crypto.com/ for Google’s UA
    https://crypto.com/404javascript.js
    https://crypto.com/404testpage4525d2fdc
    https://crypto.com/defi-wallet
    https://crypto.com/nft

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on crypto.com, and it is suspicious. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for crypto.com.

Unmask Parasites cites 1 suspicious inline script:

(function(){var js = "window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'84f0e5f94e2b2335',t:'MTcwNjg2MDgwNC42OTIwMDA='};_cpo=document.createEl...

I also checked crypto.com on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for crypto.com.

crypto.com VirusTotal results

URLVoid says crypto.com passed all blocklist engines. Results: URLVoid scan for crypto.com.

In conclusion, Sucuri says crypto.com doesn’t have malware. Unmask Parasites says crypto.com is clean of parasites. VirusTotal and Sucuri say crypto.com isn’t malicious or blacklisted. OVERALL GRADE: Relatively Safe.