Teladoc ( is a virtual healthcare company allowing access to doctors, therapists, and specialists direct from a phone call, video, or app on your smartphone or computer. Teladoc virtual care means you can visit a doctor directly from your computer without having to see them in person. As of December 2022, the site has 1.3 million monthly views, according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on July 19, 2001.

Is Safe?

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

I checked on Sucuri, and it returned with some issues. Results: Sucuri scan for the site

Teladoc Sucuri results

The site is considered a high-security risk because it runs a critically outdated version of WordPress. More specifically, the site runs on WordPress under 5.4.2/5.3.4/5.2.7.

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages: for Google’s UA
  • Missing Strict-Transport-Security security header. Affected pages: for Google’s UA

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

Lastly, I ran a malware scan on with  VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site

Teladoc VirusTotal results

In conclusion, the site is a high security risk due to it running an outdated version of the WordPress software. However, that is only concerning it being potentially compromised in the future. No malware was found on the domain currently and there is no reason to assume the site is malicious. OVERALL GRADE: Relatively Safe.

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