File Upload (file-upload.com) is a file hosting and sharing site. You can use file-upload.com as free cloud storage to host your files.

As of February 2023, file-upload.com has 12.8 million monthly views, acccording to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that file-upload.com was founded on February 18, 2001. The Internet Archive has saved file-upload.com 791 times between February 18, 2001 and April 11, 2024.

Is file-upload.com Safe?

I analyzed file-upload.com for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam. Here are the results:

I checked file-upload.com on Sucuri, and it returned with no issues. Results: Sucuri scan for the site file-upload.com.

File-upload.com Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages:
    https://www.file-upload.com/404javascript.js
    https://www.file-upload.com/404testpage4525d2fdc
  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages:
    https://www.file-upload.com/404javascript.js
    https://www.file-upload.com/404testpage4525d2fdc

And more than one SPF record was detected which prevents the spam protection from working effectively.

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on file-upload.com, and it is suspicious. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for the site file-upload.com.

Unmask Parasites says it found 1 suspicious inline script:

var _gaq=_gaq||[];_gaq.push(["_setAccount","UA-42931250-7"]),_gaq.push(["_trackPageview"]),function(){var t=document.crea...

I also checked file-upload.com on VirusTotal, and it is flagged as malicious by Xcitium Cloud Verdict. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site file-upload.com.

File-upload.com VirusTotal results

Further, file-upload.com is blocked by SCUMWARE on URLVoid. Results: URLVoid scan for file-upload.com.

In conclusion, the site file-upload.com doesn’t have malware and is an overall low security risk according to Sucuri. Unmask Parasites says it did find one suspicious inline script. VirusTotal says file-upload.com is flagged as malicious by Xcitium Cloud Verdict. OVERALL GRADE: Relatively Safe.

Links and Profiles

Website: file-upload.com

References

1. SimilarWeb – file-upload.com

2. Wayback Machine – file-upload.com