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.
Is NYAA.si Safe?
To find out if NYAA.si is safe, I conducted a series of malware tests. Here are the results:
I installed the Malwarebytes Browser Guard on Google Chrome and browsed the NYAA.si domain and I was able to browse without restriction.
I also ran an antimalware scan with Malwarebytes on my computer after browsing the site NYAA.si and it returned no malware detection.
To try to confirm the site is clean, I checked the site NYAA.si on an online malware scanner 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
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.