Security News

TRON Cryptocurrency Founder Buys BitTorrent, µTorrent for $140 Million
2018-06-19 09:33

BitTorrent, the company which owns the popular file-sharing client uTorrent, has quietly been sold for $140 million in cash to Justin Sun, the founder of blockchain-focused startup TRON. TRON is a...

Trojanized BitTorrent Software Update Hijacked 400,000 PCs Last Week
2018-03-14 17:33

A massive malware outbreak that last week infected nearly half a million computers with cryptocurrency mining malware in just a few hours was caused by a backdoored version of popular BitTorrent...

Code Execution Flaw Found in Transmission BitTorrent App
2018-01-16 18:58

Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Transmission BitTorrent client. The expert has proposed a fix, but it has yet to...

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely
2018-01-16 08:33

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute malicious code on BitTorrent users' computers and take...

How BitTorrent activity impacts security ratings (Help Net Security)
2015-12-21 07:30

BitSight examined BitTorrent P2P file sharing activity of over 30,700 companies. They looked at the percentage of P2P downloads containing malware, the top torrented applications and games on corporat...