What Is NYAA.si?

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. SimilarWeb estimates NYAA.si gets 47.9 million monthly views. NYAA.si has been excluded from the Wayback Machine. Reddit suggests NyaaTorrents was founded in 2004.

Links and Profiles

Website: https://nyaa.si/

Is NYAA.si Safe?

I ran malware tests to find out if NYAA.si is safe and legit. Here are the results:

I checked the site NYAA.si on an online malware scanner Sucuri and it returned with no malware issues. However, it did suggest it has been blacklisted by McAfee. You can see the same here: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/NYAA.si

Sucuri NYAA results

To check this further I ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on the site NYAA.si and it says the page is clean. You can see the same here: Unmask Parasites scan for the site NYAA.si.

Lastly, I ran a malware scan with VirusTotal on the domain NYAA.si and one security vendor flagged the domain as malicious. You can see the same here: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/domain/nyaa.si

NYAA.si VirusTotal results

In conclusion, we did not find any malware on the site NYAA.si; however, we can confirm that it is blacklisted by McAfee. We do not recommend using this domain.

References

1. SimilarWeb – NYAA.si

2. Wayback Machine – NYAA.si