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Huge Security Flaw Makes VPNs Useless for BitTorrent

Millions of BitTorrent users who have chosen to hide their identities through a VPN service may not be as anonymous as they would like to be. Due to a huge security flaw, those who use IPv6 in combination with a PPTP-based VPN such as Ipredator are broadcasting information linking to…

Happy World IPv6 Day!

In case you’ve missed it, it’s World IPv6 Day. A day to remind people that they should be prepared for the future of the Internet. TorrentFreak has been the proud owner of an IPv6 address for quite a while, which earned us a spot (#33) in the hall of fame.…

BitTorrent Users Outsmart Throttling ISPs With IPv6

Unfortunately many Internet providers are still limiting or blocking BitTorrent traffic today. For BitTorrent users this is a great annoyance, and although encryption helps in some cases, it often is very hard to get around the restrictions. But according to Jeremy Duncan, senior director for Salient Federal Systems, torrenting over…

Popular Torrents Being Sabotaged by IPv6 Peer Flood

Unknown attackers are sabotaging popular TV and movie torrents by flooding swarms with IPv6 peers. The vulnerability, which affects the popular uTorrent client, makes it nearly impossible for torrent users to download files. It's unclear who's orchestrating the attacks but it could be a guerrilla anti-piracy move.

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