NYAA (nyaa.si) is the main domain for the NYAA torrent brand. You can find numerous alternative proxy sites set up for the same NYAA brand which is not uncommon for torrent sites as governments continually try to shut them down.

As of December 2023, nyaa.si has 46.63 million monthly views (47.9 million Dec 2022), according to Similar Web. nyaa.si has been excluded from the Wayback Machine. Reddit suggests NyaaTorrents was founded in 2004.

Nyaa.si runs on Ddos-Guard, and its IP address is

Is nyaa.si Safe?

I analyzed nyaa.si for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam. Here are the results:

I checked nyaa.si on Sucuri, and it returned as a critical security risk. Results: Sucuri scan for the site nyaa.si.

Sucuri NYAA results

Sucuri says nyaa.si is a critical security risk because it is blacklisted by McAfee.

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on nyaa.si, and it is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for the site NYAA.si.

I also checked nyaa.si on VirusTotal, and it is clean; however, it does have an unfavorable community score. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site nyaa.si.

NYAA.si VirusTotal results

In conclusion, nyaa.si doesn’t have malware according to Sucuri. Unmask Parasites says nyaa.si is clean of parasites. 1 security vendor on VirusTotal (Seclookup) has flagged the domain nyaa.si as malicious. And 1 security vendor on Sucuri (McAfee) has blacklisted the site nyaa.si. OVERALL GRADE: Suspicious.

Links and Profiles

Website: nyaa.si


1. SimilarWeb – nyaa.si

2. Wayback Machine – nyaa.si

(Last Updated: 2/19/2024)