Monthly Archives: September 2011

Captive Novel Nominated for Wall Street Journal Award

Captive, the first novel ever to be released through our Artist Spotlight program, has been nominated for a Wall Street Journal award! Will you give us a hand and vote for her? Author Megan Lisa Jones, fresh from the novel’s successful launch into the BitTorrent community, has been honored with a nomination for the Wall […]

Security Incident (Updated 9/14)

This morning on 9/13/2011 at approximately 4:20 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7), the uTorrent.com and BitTorrent.com Web servers were compromised. Our standard Windows software download was replaced with a type of fake antivirus “scareware” program. (UPDATE: See below for removal instructions.) Just after 6:00 a.m. Pacific time, we took the affected servers offline to […]

Vestel to Preview the First BitTorrent TV at IFA

We’ve been hard at work this year building the new ecosystem of software, content and devices that we first previewed at CES, and today is a major milestone in the device arena. Vestel, one of the world’s leading DTV manufacturers, will preview the world’s first BitTorrent Certified TV at the IFA show in Berlin. We’ll […]