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Virus alert. Correct or False positive?


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It looks like Bittorrent Inc. has added yet another way to boost revenue...Conduit, Spigot, utorrent.inspsearch, etc., etc....{potentially unwanted programs}


You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this Utorrent.inspsearch.com browser hijacker. Be very careful what you agree to install.

Utorrent.inspsearch.com is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer’s load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser’s Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.
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This alert comes up when I start µTorrent, not the browser so I assume it's something within the program/UI itself.

Just tried restarting µTorrent and the same comes up again.

As this is a pretty fresh installation I'm fairly sure I did check all options when I installed it as I am well aware about crap like this. (IT technician myself)

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If you're positive it did not install then it may now be part of default search in utorrent "ui extras"...See if it's listed there.


You can also try to disable all advertisement and featured crap within utorrent or use the HOSTS file...

offers.featured_content_url...(leave blank)

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