The purported offending uTorrent build (28913) does not exist in the public domain. It does not appear on any 'old versions' websites (1, 2, 3), and is not mentioned on the uTorrent forums.
The closest available builds to this version are 28910 and 28918. These builds were part of the 3.3 beta, not the 3.4.2 release. They are also over 2 years old. Why would somebody be installing a 2 year old build?
Just a heads up, several software and compromised programs(even willfully hidden) have miners working inside them. A great example of something seeming innocent while it ripped me off is utorrent. the newer versions past 3 seem to have a bitcoin miner. I personally like to help archive and preserve rare interesting things for the people of later years, yet I had my rig running almost non stop as usual and my electricity bill more than tripled. I was shocked. I pinned it down to utorrent and did some research. http://www.engadget.com/2015/03/06/utorrent-bitcoin-mine It installs whether or not you accept the offer. the article is incomplete. so just keep watch and work with Deluge, Transmission, Tixati and Peerblock.
Hey so recently I installed utorrent and I saw something about utorrent giving you a bitcoin miner called "epicscale"? I had no idea about this and I'm scared I might have it on my computer is this still in the installer? Or Is it not Am I safe?
ELI5: What is a "Bitcoin Miner?" How do they work and how do they end up bundled in programs like uTorrent?
After hearing that uTorrent has a bitcoin miner in it and playing Bitcoin Billionare I was wondering what exactly a "Bitcoin Miner" is and how they work. Mind you, I don't really even understand what bitcoins are, but I understand enough about them.
The most recent version of the popular uTorrent is apparently more than “just” a torrent client at the moment. According to online reports, users that have recently installed or updated the software noticed the presence of an unwanted cryptocurrency miner called Epic Scale.. The situation was firstly reported on uTorrent’s online forums, according to the site Engadget.com, but the thread ... uTorrent has for long been the quintessential Torrent tracking app for piracy addicts, while its latest version 3.4.2 has been a malware carrier wherein an EpicScale bitcoin miner self-loads or ... Update: This is uTorrent's official statement on the matter.. This morning users on the uTorrent forum started to report that EpicScale, a Bitcoin miner, was installed on their systems without their permission after upgrading to uTorrent 3.4.2 Build 38913.. According to those users, they did pay attention to the third-party offers displayed in the installer and did not accept any of those. Epic Scale, the bitcoin miner. The Next and Back buttons are replaced with "Accept" and "Decline", respectively. Wajam, adware. Small font, two radio buttons with "I accept" and "I don't accept". So they technically let you opt out of each of these, but goddamn if they aren't trying to make you mess up and accidentally accept one. level 2. 6 points · 5 years ago. I'm the writer behind the ... Hey so recently I installed utorrent and I saw something about utorrent giving you a bitcoin miner called "epicscale"? I had no idea about this and I'm scared I might have it on my computer is this still in the installer? Or Is it not Am I safe? 10 comments. share. save hide report. 69% Upvoted. This thread is archived. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Sort by. best ...
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