Kickass Torrents ( is a directory for torrent files and magnet links. As with many torrenting sites, Kickass Torrents has oeprated out of many domain names which are usually mirrors of the site and uploaded onto different domains to prevent others from taking down their site.

As of April 2023, the site has 2.4 million monthly views according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on January 12, 2016. The Internet Archive has saved the domain 635 times between January 12, 2016 and May 6, 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 a critical security risk warning. Results: Sucuri scan for the site Sucuri results

Sucuri says is a critical security risk because it has been blacklisted by McAfee. Sucuri also says the site is running outdated software (PHP under 7.4.6). Outdated software usually gets graded as a medium security risk by Sucuri.

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 says that Seclookup has flagged the domain as malicious. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site VirusTotal results

Further, is blocked by Seclookup on URLVoid. Results: URLVoid scan for

In conclusion, Sucuri shows the site is blacklisted by McAfee. Unmask Parasites says the site is clean of parasites. And the security vendor Seclookup has flagged the domain as malicious on VirusTotal. Overall, 2 security vendors out of 86 have blacklisted or flagged the domain as malicious. OVERALL GRADE: Suspicious.

Links and Profiles



1. SimilarWeb –

2. Wayback Machine –