What Is Kickasstorrents?

Kickasstorrents (kickasstorrents.to) is a torrent site. kickasstorrents.to is the primary domain for the Kickasstorrents brand. Torrent sites often have numerous mirror sites and Kickasstorrents has been known to have numerous of them. As of July 2023, the site kickasstorrents.to has an estimated 9.0 million monthly views, according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates kickasstorrents.to was founded on June 15, 2013. The Internet Archive has saved the domain kickasstorrents.to 961 times between June 15, 2013 and August 28, 2023.

Is Kickasstorrents Safe?

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

I checked the site kickasstorrents.to on the online malware scanner Sucuri and it returned as a medium security risk. You can see the same here: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/kickasstorrents.to

kickasstorrents.to Sucuri results

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Sucuri says the site kickasstorrents.to doesn’t have malware or any important security issues and is a low security risk.

Some hardening improvements can be made:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Alternatively, you can use Content-Security-Policy: frame-ancestors 'none'.
  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing.
  • Missing Strict-Transport-Security security header.
  • Missing Content-Security-Policy directive. We recommend to add the following CSP directives (you can use default-src if all values are the same): script-src, object-src, base-uri, frame-src
  • Leaked PHP version. Your site is displaying your PHP version in the HTTP headers. Please set expose_php = Off.

However, these hardening improvements don’t impact the Sucuri grade.

To check this further I ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on the site kickasstorrents.to and it says the page is clean. You can see the same here: https://unmask.sucuri.net/security-report/?page=kickasstorrents.to

I also checked the site kickasstorrents.to on VirusTotal and it is flagged as malicious by Seclookup. You can see the same here: VirusTotal scan for the site kickasstorrents.to.

kickasstorrents.to VirusTotal results

In conclusion, Sucuri says the site kickasstorrents.to doesn’t have malware. Unmask Parasites says the site kickasstorrents.to is clean of parasites. VirusTotal says the domain kickasstorrents.to flagged as malicious by Seclookup. Overall grade: Relatively Safe.