March 10, 2015
uTorrent *MAY* Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner, Users Complain

TorrentFreak reports that uTorrent Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner

The complaints mention the Epic Scale tool, a piece of software that generates revenue through cryptocurrency mining. To do so, it uses the host computer’s CPU cycles.

The guys at uTorrent say they’re not aware of any issues, but if you’ve noticed that your uTorrent-running-computer has been running more lately, it’s something to look at for sure.

Posted by Arcterex at March 10, 2015 12:31 PM