Kraken (kraken.com) is a cryptocurrency exchange. Kraken.com was founded by Jesse Powell, Thanh Luu, and Michael Gronager in 2011. Similar sites to Kraken include Coinbase, Crypto, Bitstamp, CoinGecko, CoinDesk, and CoinCodex.

As of December 2023, kraken.com has 9.561 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that kraken.com was founded on December 24, 1996. The Internet Archive has saved kraken.com 10,039 times between December 24, 1996 and February 2, 2024.

Is kraken.com Safe?

Here, I analyzed kraken.com for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam:

I checked kraken.com on Sucuri, and it returned as a medium security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for kraken.com.

kraken.com Sucuri results

Sucuri says kraken.com is a medium security risk because it returned a 403 Forbidden status on the URL http://kraken.com/.

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on kraken.com, and it is suspicious. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for kraken.com.

Unmask Parasites cites 1 suspicious inline script:

(function(){window._cf_chl_opt={cvId: '3',cZone: "www.kraken.com",cType: 'managed',cNounce: '87438',cRay: '84f15ff6ad4622...

I also checked kraken.com on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for kraken.com.

kraken.com VirusTotal results

URLVoid says kraken.com passed all blocklist engines. Results: URLVoid scan for kraken.com.

In conclusion, Sucuri says kraken.com is a medium security risk because it returned a 403 Forbidden status on the URL http://kraken.com/. Unmask Parasites says kraken.com is suspicious. VirusTotal and Sucuri say kraken.com isn’t malicious or blacklisted. OVERALL GRADE: Relatively Safe.