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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BitTorrent Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for BitTorrent

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

There is a peer-to-peer file sharing application installed on the
remote Windows host.

Description :

BitTorrent is installed on the remote Windows host. BitTorrent is an
open-source peer-to-peer file sharing application.

Make sure the use of this program fits with your corporate security
policy.

See also :

http://www.bittorrent.com/

Solution :

Remove this software if its use does not match your corporate security
policy.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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