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Torrenting – download dilemma – know the risks before you dive in

Torrenting, a popular way to download files online, can be tempting. There might be hidden dangers lurking beneath the surface. Here’s what you need to know: Are There Safer Ways to Download? Absolutely! Consider these alternatives before turning to torrents: If You Must Torrent, Protect Yourself: Torrenting can be risky business. If you choose to […]

Be extra careful with torrents

Torrents tend to be loaded with malware that’s trying to get you to download it. While torrents can be useful for peer-to-peer file sharing, it’s best to exercise a special amount of caution when downloading anything off one. Many torrents are “fake” items that claim to contain one thing but instead contain dangerous malware.

Steer clear of P2P websites

Peer-to-peer (P2P) websites are fraught with risk. While you’re searching for links to torrents, you might see thumbnails for stories that seem oddly relevant or interesting, with titles like “New rule in [your location].” A lot of these links lead to malware, so don’t click them or, better yet, don’t visit P2P sites to begin […]