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not if you dont click any ads(and verify the validity of the files before you download them). just use an adblocker and good antivirus/antimalware program and you should have a safe experience.
 

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It’s doubtful that you will get a virus from that site, but they have been hacked several times in the past. Personally I would suggest making a throwaway account and not risking their security.
 
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FBI QR scans with that key site should be top source. Freeshop would be a secondary source. Manual transfers/installs can take a excessive amount longer. That ISO place is mostly for early access and pretty much a last resort/back up source. (preservation)

**Edit. Technically my post doesn't answer the topic. Yes, it is safe and there are a lot of trusted people. Don't click ads or junk obviously... you should be fine. It is a "throw away account" site so don't use anything that links it to your other accounts/pass
 
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Yes, although I personally recommend That Chaos Site or a different source before That ISO site.. You should use an adblocker and dummy account though.
 

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not if you dont click any ads(and verify the validity of the files before you download them). just use an adblocker and good antivirus/antimalware program and you should have a safe experience.

You can get hit buy just visiting a site. Back in 2011 there was a major Adobe PDF exploit that was executed from a small malicious PDF in an infected ad. all you had to do was load the site and adobe would load then crash and bam you got infected... If Op is worried about it install virtual box and install linux in that and use it to browse the internet. Virtual linux is a double +
 

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You can get hit buy just visiting a site. Back in 2011 there was a major Adobe PDF exploit that was executed from a small malicious PDF in an infected ad. all you had to do was load the site and adobe would load then crash and bam you got infected... If Op is worried about it install virtual box and install linux in that and use it to browse the internet. Virtual linux is a double +
thats not a problem anymore. if you arent using, say, windows xp, those exploits just arent a problem.
 

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thats not a problem anymore. if you arent using, say, windows xp, those exploits just arent a problem.

Not true, there are still plenty of exploits to go around, mostly in Flash and Java which is why it is best to disable them both. Fortunately for those of us who have software that relies on Java (Minecraft, LibreOffice/OpenOffice) you can disable java in the browser without removing Java entirely (control panel, Java, security tab, uncheck "enable java content in the browser"). Keep a Linux or Windows VM around for playing flash games/videos.
 

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You can get hit buy just visiting a site. Back in 2011 there was a major Adobe PDF exploit that was executed from a small malicious PDF in an infected ad. all you had to do was load the site and adobe would load then crash and bam you got infected... If Op is worried about it install virtual box and install linux in that and use it to browse the internet. Virtual linux is a double +
History lesson guys, listen up :D :gun:
 

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FBI QR scans with that key site should be top source. Freeshop would be a secondary source. Manual transfers/installs can take a excessive amount longer. That ISO place is mostly for early access and pretty much a last resort/back up source. (preservation)

**Edit. Technically my post doesn't answer the topic. Yes, it is safe and there are a lot of trusted people. Don't click ads or junk obviously... you should be fine. It is a "throw away account" site so don't use anything that links it to your other accounts/pass
it isn't really a good place for preservation as many of the dumps are bad and mislabeled, not to mention the fact that they miss a lot of stuff.
 

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it isn't really a good place for preservation as many of the dumps are bad and mislabeled, not to mention the fact that they miss a lot of stuff.
Never said it was a good attempt at it and you are entirely correct lol honestly it's a last resort to find a leaked game for me.
 

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thats not a problem anymore. if you arent using, say, windows xp, those exploits just arent a problem.
Yeah that exploit is gone. Them malicious java scrips never stop. usually a java script will loav the java platform and exploit that also. thats why i dont even have the java platform installed. Its to exploitable
 

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Imagine our Chrome on some day be like 3DS's browser. You scan the QR Code, the browser opens, and hax files loaded magically. So... maybe ublock origin, and noScript will help you, when go to some shady sites.
 

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Locking this topic as GBAtemp isn't the place to discuss where it's the safest to get your piracy fix.
 
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