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uTorrent Security Vulnerabilities

Discussion in 'P2P Discussion' started by kunoichi, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. kunoichi

    kunoichi Tools & Tutorials

    A few security vulnerabilities has been found in uTorrent, make sure you download the fixed beta version:

    There are links in the article you can use to check if your version is vulnerable.

    If you use uTorrent, it is a good idea to download the beta version where the issues are fixed:
    http://www.utorrent.com/downloads/complete/track/beta/os/win


    Perhaps this is a good time to start a discussion, what torrent clients do you use/recommend?
     
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  2. Porni

    Porni Member

    https://www.qbittorrent.org/
     
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  3. fwildly

    fwildly Well-Known Member

    Well, I'm not using the latest version of uTorrent.

    I've stubbornly stuck to 2.2.1.
     
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  4. OscarLewis

    OscarLewis New Member

    I use Tixati.
     
  5. OscarLewis

    OscarLewis New Member

    uTorrent Flagged as ‘Threat’ by Microsoft and Anti-Virus Vendors

    This week several Windows users noticed that the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent was suddenly being flagged as a threat. While details are scarce, Windows Defender and some other anti-virus vendors list the application as "Potentially Unwanted Software." BitTorrent Inc. sees the warnings as false positives but also stopped serving what it believes to be the problematic release.