Rakuten (travel.rakuten.co.jp) is a website for booking accommodation for trips to Japan.

ALTERNATIVES

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HISTORY

As of March 2023, the site travel.rakuten.co.jp has 46.2 million monthly views according to Similar Web. The Wayback Machine estimates that travel.rakuten.co.jp was founded on April 4, 2001. The Internet Archive has saved the domain travel.rakuten.co.jp 5,655 times between April 4, 2001, and April 18, 2023. From 2001 to mid-2004, it wasn’t saved often; however, since late 2004 it has been saved very consistently to today. 2004 and 2005 were boom years; and between 2014 and 2018 it was also saved at its highest levels.

Is travel.rakuten.co.jp Safe?

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

I checked travel.rakuten.co.jp on Sucuri, and it returned as a medium security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for the site travel.rakuten.co.jp.

Travel.Rakuten.co.jp Sucuri results

Sucuri says travel.rakuten.co.jp is a medium security risk because of a 404 Not Found site issue on the following URLS:

  • https://travel.rakuten.co.jp/${$value.link}
  • https://travel.rakuten.co.jp/${$value.url}
  • https://travel.rakuten.co.jp/${body.loadPrivateFile}

That said, Sucuri says it was able to scan travel.rakuten.co.jp enough to conclude that it doesn’t have malware.

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

I also checked travel.rakuten.co.jp on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site travel.rakuten.co.jp.

Travel.Rakuten.co.jp VirusTotal results

Further, travel.rakuten.co.jp is blocked by SCUMWARE on URLVoid. Results: URLVoid scan for travel.rakuten.co.jp.

In conclusion, the site travel.rakuten.co.jp is graded as a medium security risk by Sucuri because it was unable to scan some key webpages; however, Sucuri was able to scan enough of the site to conclude there is at least no malware. Unmask Parsites says the site travel.rakuten.co.jp is clean of parasites. VirusTotal and Sucuri say the domain travel.rakuten.co.jp isn’t blacklisted or flagged as malicious by any security vendor. OVERALL GRADE: Relatively Safe.

Links and Profiles

Website: travel.rakuten.co.jp

References

1. SimilarWeb – travel.rakuten.co.jp

2. Wayback Machine – travel.rakuten.co.jp