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BitTorrent serves malware directly from website - no need for P2P!
« on: September 13, 2011, 08:53:41 pm »

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    This morning [13 Sep 2001 on the US West Coast] at approximately 4:20 a.m. PT, the uTorrent.com and BitTorrent.com Web servers were compromised. Our standard software download was replaced with a type of fake antivirus "scareware" program.

    Just after 6:00 a.m. PT, we took the affected servers offline to neutralize the threat. Our servers are now back online and functioning normally

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Re: BitTorrent serves malware directly from website - no need for P2P!
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2011, 10:25:47 pm »
Why shop at a middleman when you can be compromised directly from the source.

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Re: BitTorrent serves malware directly from website - no need for P2P!
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2011, 05:17:28 am »
Why shop at a middleman when you can be compromised directly from the source.
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