What Is nrk.no?

Nrk.no is a Norwegian TV and radio streaming site that also offers news, sport, culture, and more. As of December 2022, the site nrk.no gets an estimated 86.3 million monthly views, according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates that nrk.no was founded on November 12, 1996.

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Website: nrk.no

Is nrk.no Safe?

I analyzed nrk.no for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam. Here are the results:

I checked the site nrk.no on the online malware scanner Sucuri and the scan failed due to a redirect loop. You can see the same here: Sucuri scan for the site nrk.no.

nrk.no Sucuri results

See also: How To Stay Safe Online

Numerous improvements could be made to its security headers which I have listed below:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Alternatively, you can use Content-Security-Policy: frame-ancestors 'none'. Affected pages:
    https://www.nrk.no/404javascript.js/
    https://www.nrk.no/404testpage4525d2fdc/
    https://www.nrk.no/kultur/
    https://www.nrk.no/norge/
    https://www.nrk.no/nyheter/
    https://www.nrk.no/sport/
    https://www.nrk.no/video/humor/det-kommer-noe-nytt-fra-karpe_9279f387-1963-40cb-8fc6-004a56a10af9
  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages:
    https://www.nrk.no/404javascript.js/
    https://www.nrk.no/404testpage4525d2fdc/
    https://www.nrk.no/kultur/
    https://www.nrk.no/norge/
    https://www.nrk.no/nyheter/
    https://www.nrk.no/sport/
    https://www.nrk.no/video/humor/det-kommer-noe-nytt-fra-karpe_9279f387-1963-40cb-8fc6-004a56a10af9
  • 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. Affected pages:
    https://www.nrk.no/404javascript.js/
    https://www.nrk.no/404testpage4525d2fdc/
    https://www.nrk.no/kultur/
    https://www.nrk.no/norge/
    https://www.nrk.no/nyheter/
    https://www.nrk.no/sport/
    https://www.nrk.no/video/humor/det-kommer-noe-nytt-fra-karpe_9279f387-1963-40cb-8fc6-004a56a10af9

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 nrk.no and it says the page is clean. You can see the same here: Unmask Parasites scan for the site nrk.no.

I also checked the domain nrk.no on VirusTotal and no security vendor has flagged the domain as malicious. You can see the same here: VirusTotal scan for the domain nrk.no.

nrk.no VirusTotal results

In conclusion, the site nrk.no is safe to visit. Sucuri says it is a low security risk with no malware. VirusTotal says no security vendor has flagged the site as malicious. Overall grade: Safe.

References

1. SimilarWeb – nrk.no

2. Wayback Machine – nrk.no