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uTorrent Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner, Users Complain

Many users of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent are complaining about it silently installing a cryptocurrency miner with a recent update. The Epic Scale tool, which slows down host computers, is reportedly being installed without consent and for some is particularly hard to remove.

DomPlayer Rips Off aXXo BitTorrent Fans for $$$

Internet connection and hardware aside, everything the file-sharer needs to share files comes free of charge - clients, media players, everything is free - so BitTorrent users beware: If you find yourself being asked to use your cellphone to 'unlock' something you downloaded, you are being scammed!

The Pirate Bay User Pages Blocked by Google, Firefox

A few hours ago, certain sections of The Pirate Bay were flagged by Google as containing malware and were subsequently blocked. Similar warnings are being shown by Firefox, which states that the world's largest tracker is an "attack site". The Pirate Bay team are working on the problem now.

Torrent Site Proxies Rife With Malware Injecting Scripts

New research shows that torrent site proxies, which are often used to access blocked sites, are rife with malware and suspicious ads. From a sample of more than 6,000 sites more than 99% were found to insert their own code. According to researcher Gabor Szathmari some of these sites pose…

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