The µTorrent Mining Scandal: Charity, Or Cash Grab?

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Some parts of the Internet are just inexplicably sketchy. It’s not clear to me why every piece of video conversion, screen capture, and video streaming software has to include malware, but they certainly all seem to. Torrent clients are among the worst offenders. There are many legitimate uses for the bittorrent protocol, but it can still be difficult to find a torrent client that doesn’t try to bundle something nasty. Recently, you may have heard that µTorrent has been secretly installing malware that mines Litecoins on your computer. You may also have heard the exact opposite, from µTorrent themselves. We can confirm there’s no…

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