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utorrent/bittorrent pup false positive?


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20 minutes ago, ronen said:

i am trying to download utorrent or bittorrent but i keep getting pup malware messages. it is a false positive or an actual malware?

They are legit detection's.

PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller means it is bundled with adware.

If you have to Torrent. Use qBitorrent instead. Be aware of the following.

File sharing involves using technology that allows internet users to share files that are housed on their individual computers. Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications, such as those used to share music files, are some of the most common forms of file-sharing technology. However, P2P applications introduce security risks that may put your information or your computer in jeopardy.  Risks of File-Sharing Technology

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