Imgur ( is an image hosting and sharing website. It was founded by Alan Schaaf in 2009. Many people use Imgur to find images instead of using search engines like Google for images. Most images on Google aren’t free to use whereas the images uploaded to Imgur can be used by others. also allows for comments beneath the images, creating a social experience for new images that get uploaded to the site.

As of October 2023, has 109.3 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on February 25, 2009. The Internet Archive has saved 143,756 times between February 25, 2009 and December 3, 2023.

Is Safe?

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

I checked on Sucuri, and it returned with no issues. Results: Sucuri scan for the site Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages:

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on, and it is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for the site

I also checked on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site VirusTotal results

In conclusion, Sucuri says doesn’t have malware. Unmask Parasites says is clean. VirusTotal says is clean. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

Links and Profiles



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2. Wayback Machine –