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rima

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former utorrent user
« on: April 11, 2018, 12:27:02 PM »
hi i recently found malware on utorrent which i have been using for a decade
i want to switch to qbittorrrent but am not sure of the safety factor
i dont know much but is it possible for anyone to hack into my computer through qbittorrent since it is open sourced and updated by volunteers?
cheers

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Re: former utorrent user
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2018, 11:39:28 PM »
I'd take a wild guess and say that qBittorrent is, concerning security flaws, safer than nowadays uTorrent-versions.

Plus it's open-source, so if you find any security flaw and can provide a fix for it, it will be published sooner than for e.g. uTorrent. Remember that they took months to bring out a 'fix' for the most recent security flaw, and had to patch it again [source].

Finally, the safety factor depends much on you - e.g. what you download, what you install ...
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Re: former utorrent user
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2018, 02:13:35 PM »
thank you!
its just movies and tv shows

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Re: former utorrent user
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2018, 05:52:57 PM »
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