Popular torrent client (uTorrent) can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins

Popular torrent client (uTorrent) can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins


If you recently installed or updated uTorrent on your PC, you may have have picked up an unwanted passenger: a bitcoin miner called Epic Scale. If you don’t pay attention, that piece of code can be inadvertently installed with the latest uTorrent build (version 3.4.2).

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