At the time of a global pandemic, one is restricted to their household, meaning that if someone wishes to watch the latest movies, they will have to purchase plans for OTT platforms and wait for the release of the movie via the same.
This means that theatres and cinema halls are now things of the past. Considering that everyone is restricted to their homes, they cannot go out and spend more time at home, which means that they are more likely to watch and consume more content.
Today, we will discuss one of these online platforms, which can be used for free to enjoy global content (mostly Korean movies) and whether it is safe to use this platform.
If you are still in the dark, we are talking about Dramacool. What is it about? Let us discuss that, followed by whether it is safe to use it.
What is Dramacool?
Dramacool is a site that offers a decent amount of Korean Drama and Movies, with the quality of the site being quite good. The sound quality and the subtitles of the content available on the site are quite praiseworthy, considering these have been synced and applied nicely.
The site, in a nutshell, is one of the best sites, with, as a bonus point, is also free to watch South Korean drama movies and shows with English subtitles.
As for the user interface, something that is quite important when it comes to sites that offer content, considering some of these sites do not offer proper UI, which are usually either confusing or the site’s search engine is broken.
Thankfully though, the site is quite simple and attractive. The Dramacool site is quite simple to use, with easy search options and a multitude of content.
If you are unfamiliar with the site, you do not have to sit and learn how to find the content you wish to find; instead, it is easy to use and simple to find your preferred content.
Now that you know what Dramacool is, you may ask us, “Is it safe to use, though?” If you were wondering about the same, worry not as we will discuss the same in brief in this article.
Is Dramacool Safe?
There is no simple answer to this question, considering we can answer this by two viewpoints. We can say Yes and No. First, let us get over why we say—yes, followed by why it is not safe.
Initially, if we look at the site, most of, if not all, the content is pirated, considering they must provide the new content and provide it for free.
While this may cause a bit of stress to some individuals, you have to understand. It is safe to use these sites, considering the only issue of using a site like this is of the viewpoint from the site owner, who may get a strike by the makers of the movie/series for pirating their content.
If the answer to whether Dramacool is safe is Yes, why do we say it is not that simple. With this comes the more complicated part of this topic. Even though the site is safe to use, there is one issue with the site: the presence of ads on the same.
Now, this may lead you to ask, why do you say so, considering ads are not that bad, but there is a whole dark side behind ads. Here are some reasons for the same.
- They have advertisers with advertisements that inject or vend malware via the advertisements served with the selector of said adverts.
- To stay legal themselves, they just indicator, they connect to the lists of other Websites that contain the content that you wish to view.
- A Few of Those websites injects or vend malware straight, themselves, without any separate entity in terms of an advertiser, because this would mean the site would directly acquire the data.
Therefore, the Dramacool itself might be safe, but the advertisements and the articles linked to the website may not be. Now, once you have seen this and read this, you may be wondering, in case you want to use the site, should you?
To answer that question, you must understand that the internet is a virtual version of the real world, wherein you find useful and evil in every corner of this world. You should be aware of what to do and what not to do.
Additionally, we come across a lot of topics and articles that contain these kinds of harmful ads, but we are not affected by the same. Even if you are slightly aware of the internet, you may tell what is right and what is wrong, and how most ads on the internet are scams.
In case you were wondering, what are some steps to protect ourselves from these malicious apps, let us discuss some ways to protect you from the same.
How to Browse Dramacool Safely
Step 1: Avoid Clicking on Ads- We say so, considering most of the adverts on these sites are of various scams, wherein the ad will state that you have won a lottery or are the winner of a grand prize.
Once you do click on the same, you will be led to a different site, where you will be asked to enter your password for your bank ID. Never and we say NEVER do so, considering this a con man asking you to do so, to rob you of your money. So, avoid clicking on such ads.
Step 2: Use an Antivirus- Sometimes, the ads do not provide scams, but instead come with viruses and other malicious software used to steal your data. This is a simple trick, but a long-lasting one.
If your frequent sites such as Dramacool and other sites that are piracy sites which provide you with such ads, it is advisable to spend on a paid antivirus plan, considering the free ones are of no use.
Once you purchase an antivirus, in case there is any Trojan horse or virus, the antivirus will detect and eradicate the same, saving you from a potential data breach.
Step 3: Avoid such sites (Isn’t it obvious)- If you do not need to be the first to watch said movies and content and own subscription to OTT platforms, or you have access to Korean content via a reputable site, avoid visiting such Piracy sites. In some countries, Piracy is an offense, and one can be fined for doing so, so tread lightly while doing the same and frequenting sites.
To conclude this topic, Dramacool is safe, to some level, but there are hidden threats that you may be unaware of. We have mentioned some ways to protect yourself from said evils, so, if you are careful, you have nothing to worry about.
We hope this article has helped make you understand as to whether Dramacool is a safe site. Additionally, we hope you liked this article.