ScamDoc
Digital trust rating
REPORT A WEBSITE

Scamdoc is a web tool that evaluates "digital identities" reliability (email address or website).

It provides answers to questions frequently asked by Internet users:

  • How to check if a website is reliable or not?
  • How to detect fraudulent emails?
  • How much do I trust a website or an Internet correspondent?

When to use this website?

The use of ScamDoc is free and unlimited. As such, this site can be used by anybody who wishes to get some information before a purchase or during an exchange with an unknown contact.

How does it work?

ScamDoc uses a web service called ScamPredictor : it is an algorithm developed by the Scamwatcher.com platform team and which uses an artificial intelligence classification system. Just enter an mail or a website URL to get a detailed report with a trust score!

Recently analyzed websites

Galaxytrade.com | Mediocre trust index : 80 % > First analysis date: 05/17/2022
6 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Jdworld.org | Bad trust index : 32 % > First analysis date: 01/08/2021
6 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The contact email of the website refers to a free email service The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Carltonbates.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
6 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Xingxyb.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
6 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites. Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Laz220.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/22/2022
6 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites.
Pumpsignal.io | Bad trust index : 21 % > First analysis date: 05/11/2022
6 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Pursebling.myshopify.com | Bad trust index : 25 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
6 hours ago...
Gemtrx.net | Very bad trust index : 5 % > First analysis date: 04/20/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
99accs.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % | 1 Review > First analysis date: 12/12/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Many bad reviews detected on the Internet The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Okkupa.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Nuvnjlb.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Stream.filmstreaming-1.com | Bad trust index : 26 % > First analysis date: 11/03/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: No website found for this domain name
Olimpo.store | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Sweetmatchlovers.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Bioloka.fr | Good trust index : 93 % > First analysis date: 10/11/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Corpiceanpershop.xyz | Very bad trust index : 6 % > First analysis date: 06/04/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Xeiexjg.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: Short life expectancy domain The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Trx123.vip | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/14/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Trx.foundation.com | Mediocre trust index : 68 % > First analysis date: 05/31/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Investfundsonline.com | Very bad trust index : 8 % > First analysis date: 03/13/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent
Zensiora.com | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 05/20/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Sobrico.com | Mediocre trust index : 76 % > First analysis date: 02/20/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Madeinusatools.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Hand-tools.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Electronic-place.checkout-x.com | Mediocre trust index : 68 % > First analysis date: 06/20/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Mylidl456.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/08/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Wholeeshopping.com | Very bad trust index : 2 % > First analysis date: 03/29/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Mangatori.fr | Mediocre trust index : 78 % > First analysis date: 02/20/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The contact email of the website refers to a free email service
Hood.de | Good trust index : 93 % > First analysis date: 09/13/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: This website is popular HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Mesnotices.20minutes.fr | Mediocre trust index : 40 % > First analysis date: 01/30/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This website is popular This site has an excellent ranking on Alexa HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Many bad reviews detected on the Internet
Tcf666.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % | 2 Reviews > First analysis date: 06/07/2022
7 hours ago... Ik heb de eerste 30 euro gewoon ontvangen. Moest daarna inderdaad als ik er mee door wilde gaan 200 investeren maar die heb ik ook al weer terug verdiend, en meer zelfs, ik ben blij met deze site. En als iets niet lukt lost de manager het wel voor me op.
Productsforautomation.com | Mediocre trust index : 80 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Trxchain.ltd | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/11/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Fathomkufz.com | Very bad trust index : 2 % > First analysis date: 06/21/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Gtplayer.tv | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 04/21/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites. Short life expectancy domain
Mcprue.com | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Bebasinvestasi.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Swap-cryptox.co | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Sfvdzshop.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/20/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Diugent.com | Very bad trust index : 8 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Want168.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 05/27/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudul
Cspforestry.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 07/27/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Refovodka.ru | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 12/15/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The contact email of the website refers to a free email service
Archiproducts.com | Good trust index : 93 % > First analysis date: 04/29/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: This website is popular The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Kaluns.com | Mediocre trust index : 76 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Adepem.com | Good trust index : 93 % > First analysis date: 09/08/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: This website is popular HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Open.spotify.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 05/09/2019
7 hours ago... This site has a very high popularity or a status of hosting provider. The trust score of these websites is generally high.
Falinas.es | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 05/03/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Superkopilka.com | Excellent trust index : 96 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This website is popular HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Digikey.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 08/21/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: This site has an excellent ranking on Alexa The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This website is popular HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
V7markets.com | Bad trust index : 35 % > First analysis date: 03/05/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Hunhishop.com | Bad trust index : 27 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Melpomeneshop.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites. Short life expectancy domain
Ravelry.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 09/29/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security This site has an excellent ranking on Alexa This website is popular Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Keycip.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Macao997.com | Very bad trust index : 6 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Twitterfollow.net | Very bad trust index : 3 % > First analysis date: 03/21/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: No website found for this domain name The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Cadelonshop.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! Short life expectancy domain
Contactenhancer.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Usdttus.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/14/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Houseofhobbies.com | Good trust index : 86 % > First analysis date: 12/07/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Tradingview.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 06/19/2019
7 hours ago... This site has a very high popularity or a status of hosting provider. The trust score of these websites is generally high.
Idblurco.com | Very bad trust index : 8 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Geeoffic.click | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! Short life expectancy domain
Bathsplashshowroom.com | Mediocre trust index : 40 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Docmorris.fr | Good trust index : 93 % > First analysis date: 10/14/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Etsy.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % | 4 Reviews > First analysis date: 01/23/2019
7 hours ago... This site has a very high popularity or a status of hosting provider. The trust score of these websites is generally high.
Discord.gg | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 03/01/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Thesoldoutsupplier.com | Very bad trust index : 6 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Hottysara.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/19/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Short life expectancy domain The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Funpay.me | Very bad trust index : 10 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The contact email of the website refers to a free email service This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites.
Auto-mining.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % | 1 Review > First analysis date: 09/17/2020
7 hours ago... I am writing this just to inform Auto-mining.com is deceiving people. they never say when we are registering that we have to pay an enormous amount for the electricity. but after we buy their miner they say we have to pay for the electricity. and they made a lot of promises about bonuses as well I
Chegg.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 04/04/2019
7 hours ago... This site has a very high popularity or a status of hosting provider. The trust score of these websites is generally high.
Nootica.fr | Excellent trust index : 98 % > First analysis date: 06/20/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This website is popular
Shop.grxgaming.net | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/16/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! Short life expectancy domain
Urb1-vetements-streetwear.com | Mediocre trust index : 59 % > First analysis date: 03/11/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!
Nintendo.com | Excellent trust index : 99 % > First analysis date: 02/21/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This site has an excellent ranking on Alexa This website is popular
Vinelleria.it | Very bad trust index : 8 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Gdlucen.com | Very bad trust index : 3 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The creation of the domain name is rather recent Short life expectancy domain
Fitgirlrepacks.co | Mediocre trust index : 76 % > First analysis date: 02/05/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point!Negative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Xportautoparts.com | Excellent trust index : 96 % > First analysis date: 10/01/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! This website is popular HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Snk-store.com | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 01/25/2021
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Ensuredcoin.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/16/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Farmandfleet.com | Excellent trust index : 96 % > First analysis date: 09/07/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: This website is popular The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Snk-shop.fr | Bad trust index : 18 % > First analysis date: 11/30/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The contact email of the website refers to a free email service
Mcoreap.vip | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/14/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) Short life expectancy domain
Furnfbd1-furniture6-can.shop | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being used by fraudulent websites. Short life expectancy domain
Aeonlinedeals.com | Very bad trust index : 5 % > First analysis date: 05/29/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The creation of the domain name is rather recent The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies! Short life expectancy domain
Yeezyslidesus.com | Very bad trust index : 6 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months) The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Fbinternettrackingsettlement.com | Very bad trust index : 4 % > First analysis date: 06/16/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Fmparts.pl | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Shields.streamelements.com | Good trust index : 94 % > First analysis date: 12/25/2020
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security This site has an excellent ranking on Alexa This website is popular Negative points: This domain name is linked to one or more countries known for being use
Zoro.com | Excellent trust index : 96 % > First analysis date: 05/02/2019
7 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security This website is popular
Rbcngpnw.tk | Very bad trust index : 4 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
7 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Investmirror.org | Bad trust index : 32 % > First analysis date: 01/15/2021
8 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: The owner of the domain name is hidden: check privacy policies!
Antiqueaxel.fun | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
8 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Kitishirt.cfd | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
8 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security
Hh3dhay.com | Very bad trust index : 1 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
8 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean securityNegative points: Short life expectancy domain The domain name is very recent (less than 6 months)
Hoseclampkings.com | Excellent trust index : 96 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
8 hours ago... Positive points: The domain name of this site is old: this is a good point! HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security This website is popular
Radiusconcept.ae | Mediocre trust index : 60 % > First analysis date: 06/25/2022
8 hours ago... Positive points: HTTPS protocol detected. Beware as it does not always mean security