Paxful ( is a cryptocurrency site. In 2024, Paxful said that over 12 million people were trading Bitcoin on its platform. Paxful says there are over 350 ways to trade Bitcoin on its platform. Paxful says that cryptocurrency is the financial system for the 100%. isn’t a reliable cryptocurrency site.


Similar sites to Paxful include CEX (io), BitPay, BitPapa, LocalCoinSwap, BitRefill, Paybis, Symlix, CoinCola, BuyBitcoinBank, and DataWallet.


As of January 2024, has 1.295 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on March 23, 2015. The Internet Archive has saved 2,304 times between March 23, 2015 and March 5, 2024.

Is Safe?

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

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

Sucuri says is a medium security risk because it returned a 403 Forbidden status on the URL

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

Unmask Parasites cites 2 suspicious inline scripts:

(function(){window._cf_chl_opt={cvId: '3',cZone: "",cType: 'managed',cNounce: '42048',cRay: '85fd7cf0f83a113b',...

!function(){var e=document.createElement("iframe");function t(){var t=e.contentDocument||e.contentWindow.document;if(t){v...

I also checked on VirusTotal, and it is flagged for phishing by Gridinsoft and MalwareURL. Results: VirusTotal scan for VirusTotal results

Further, passed all blocklist engines on URLVoid. Results: URLVoid scan for

In conclusion, returned a 403 Forbidden status. Sucuri regards this as a medium security risk. Unmask Parasites also found 2 suspicious inline scripts, and Gridinsoft and MalwareURL flagged it for phishing on VirusTotal. OVERALL GRADE: Suspicious.

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