Yandex ( is a search engine. Yandex was founded by Elena Kolmanovskaya, Ilya Segalovich, and Arkady Volozh. It was Segalovich who thought of the name “Yandex.” In 2023, Kolmanovskaya remains the chief editor of Yandex. Volozh is a well-known Russian billionaire.


The homepage of had a large search box in the middle above the fold. There was little color on the page; it seemed built for speed. Above the search box were six icons for images, video, maps, translate, weather, and mail. It also showed the weather beneath the search box on the left side. There was no chance to scroll below the fold. 4/17/2024


As of November 2023, has 172.0 million monthly views. was founded on August 3, 2002. The Internet Archive has saved 317,786 times between August 3, 2002 and January 1, 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 low security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for Sucuri results

Security hardening flaws:

  • The ‘unsafe-eval’ keyword in Content-Security-Policy is not recommended. Affected pages:

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

I also checked on VirusTotal, and it is flagged as suspicious by ArcSight Threat Intelligence. ArcSight Threat Intelligence gives a crowdsourced context grade of Low 1. Results: VirusTotal scan for VirusTotal results

URLVoid says passed all blocklist engines. Results: URLVoid scan for

In conclusion, Sucuri says doesn’t have malware. Unmask Parasites says is clean of parasites. VirusTotal and Sucuri say is flagged as suspicious by ArcSight Threat Intelligence. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

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