Play.google.com is the domain name for the Google Play Store, often shortened to Google Play or Play Store. The Google Play Store if where you can download and install Android apps for devices that run on the Android operating system. Google Play is often used as an app rather than a website; however, there is a Google Play website that can be accessed from any good web browser and the URL is play.google.com.

ALTERNATIVES

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HISTORY

As of March 2024, play.google.com has 1.092 billion monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that play.google.com was founded on March 6, 2012. The Internet Archive has saved play.google.com 245,905 times between March 6, 2012 and April 30, 2024.

Is play.google.com Safe?

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

I checked play.google.com on Sucuri, and it returned with no issues. Results: Sucuri scan for the site play.google.com.

Play.Google.com Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages:
    http://play.google.com/404javascript.js
    http://play.google.com/404testpage4525d2fdc
  • The ‘unsafe-eval’ keyword in Content-Security-Policy is not recommended. Affected pages:
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kiloo.subwaysurf
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.king.candycrushsaga
    https://play.google.com/store/books
    https://play.google.com/store/games for iPad’s UA
    https://play.google.com/store/movies

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on play.google.com, and it is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for the site play.google.com.

I also checked play.google.com on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site play.google.com.

Play.Google.com VirusTotal results

In conclusion, play.google.com is safe. But it has security header issues. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

Links and Profiles

Website: play.google.com

References

1. SimilarWeb – play.google.com

2. Wayback Machine – play.google.com