Naver ( is a search engine. Naver is the most trafficked Korean search engine. In 2023, it referred to itself as a portal rather than a search engine.


Similar sites to Naver include FMKorea, Brunch, The Qoo, Donga, and Daum.


When I loaded, the default language was Korean. I used Google Translate to translate the page into English. Regardless of the language change, there remained a lot of Korean on the page: many brands were shown in thumbnails, and the thumbnails, which are potential images, did not change to English. There may also be Korean banner ads near these thumbnails. When I scrolled below the fold, some text, which were links, remained in Korean, perhaps due to it being in a specific widget. The other text on the page was in English. There was a lot of content on the page: some news, the weather, stock market news, and other widget-related content. That is all in addition to the Korean content that was also on the page. I clicked on a news article. Again, I needed to translate the page. It showed the original publication above the single post content. The content was not written by


As of November 2023, has 1.2 billion monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on December 12, 1998. The Internet Archive has saved 112,470 times between December 12, 1998 and December 16, 2023.

Is Safe?

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

Sucuri says is a low security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages:
  • Missing Strict-Transport-Security security header. Affected pages:

Unmask Parasites says is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for

VirusTotal says is flagged as malicious by Bfore.Ai PreCrime. Results: VirusTotal scan for VirusTotal results

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

In conclusion, Sucuri says doesn’t have malware. Unmask Parasites says is clean of parasites. VirusTotal says is flagged as malicious by Bfore.Ai PreCrime. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

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