uTorrent comes with a lot of "trash"

Lisa Scholfield
Written by Gearloose

uTorrent, the most famous bittorrent client, comes with a litecoin mining program and is used when the CPU is not in full use by the PC.

Recently, it has been discovered that along with the latest upgrade of uTorrent, it is installed -without the user knowing it- and an extra app, which is essentially a miner.

This results in using the user's PC as a miner for uTorrent's staff. tixati.

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Welcome to my blog. My name is Akis Mparekas. I am a freelance web developer from Greece and I have been involved in SEO, Website Migration (transferring content from a site, eg blogger to WordPress), website optimization, and web scraping (extracting content from one or more sites) for years.

At the same time I am taking my first steps in game development (unity) and animation (blender). I also create cool stuff, either for work or for fun. When I have time, I write tutorials and I blog.