Using BitTorrent? Hackers Can Control Your PC Remotely

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Using BitTorrent? Hackers Can Control Your PC Remotely

 

As we know, the popularity of streaming sites is growing day by day. Streaming sites got a major boost when almost all major torrent site went down the previous year. Undoubtedly, torrent downloading is not safe, but, this doesn’t restrict users from downloading pirated files.

Using BitTorrent? Hackers Can Control Your PC Remotely

As we know, people download torrent files using a BitTorrent client. It goes without saying that, BitTorrent is one of the popular torrent clients which is used by many users online. Recently, Google’s Project Zero Team found a critical vulnerability in BitTorrent App.

According to the reports from Ars Technica, Hackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute malicious code on user’s computer. The previous week, Google’s Project Zero team shared the proof-of-concept attack code.

Google’s Project Zero team usually forbears itself from making the details of any existing vulnerability to the public for 90 days. However, in this case, the vulnerability was made public within 40 days. This is because the report also contained a patch, but Transmission developers haven’t responded on their private security mailing list

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