What Is Katcr.to?
Kickass Torrents (katcr.to) 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 katcr.to gets an estimated 2.4 million monthly views according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates katcr.to was founded on January 12, 2016. The Internet Archive has saved the domain katcr.to 635 times between January 12, 2016 and May 6, 2023.
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Is Katcr.to Safe?
I ran malware tests to find out if katcr.to is safe and legit. Here are the results:
I checked the site katcr.to on the online malware scanner Sucuri and it returned with a critical security risk warning. You can see the same here: Sucuri scan for the site katcr.to.
Sucuri says the site katcr.to is a critical security risk because it has been blacklisted by McAfee. Sucuri also says the site katcr.to is running outdated software (PHP under 7.4.6). Outdated software usually gets graded as a medium security risk by Sucuri.
To check this further I ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on the site katcr.to and it says the page is clean. You can see the same here: Unmask Parasites scan for the site katcr.to.
To confirm that the site is clean, I also checked the site katcr.to on VirusTotal and it says that 1 security vendor (Seclookup) has flagged the domain as malicious. You can see the same here: VirusTotal scan for the site katcr.to.
In conclusion, Sucuri shows the site katcr.to is blacklisted by McAfee. Unmask Parasites says the site katcr.to is clean of parasites. And the security vendor Seclookup has flagged the domain katcr.to as malicious on VirusTotal. Overall, 2 security vendors out of 86 have blacklisted or flagged the domain katcr.to as malicious.
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