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#1 chef_franks

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 11:45 AM

Now that Torrent Spy has closed does anyone know of a good free torrent place??

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 05:06 PM

TorrentPond.
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Posted 16 April 2008 - 08:48 PM

IsoHunt, mininova, thepiratebay.

btw I'm not sure if this thread is allowed..but don't take my word for it.

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 09:18 PM

Yeah, I think this thread will be deleted when seen by a moderator. I think we shouldn't go further.
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 01:39 AM

There is nothing illegal about Torrent sites. (The content may be a different story.) Personally I use 'The Pirate Bay' first, but there are 100s of sites and if they have what you are looking for, go for it.

Opera browser is a no frills torrent client in its own right, and will download the torrent and the associated files quite happily.

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 02:50 AM

A good combination,Opera and Pirate Bay. :thumbsup:
The top 35 Torrent sites of 2008,are listed here.
http://netforbeginners.about.com/od/peersh...rent_search.htm

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 06:11 AM

Just becareful with what you download when you are dealing with torrents. My cousin discovered torrents and that was why he had all these pop-ups and other junk aswell as the multiple viruses :thumbsup:

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 07:00 AM

Personaly, when I discovered torrents, I thought it was great compared to other P2P file sharing mediums. Unfortunately, you can also download plenty of viruses... I got stuck with a nasty trojan and had to reformat my hard drive to fix my system. I'm staying away now!
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 07:16 AM

Yes if you want to distribute some maleware and get it installed on as many computer as possible then upload it as a torrent or put it on limewire


Buy your programs or use free alternatives
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 08:24 AM

Yes if you want to distribute some maleware and get it installed on as many computer as possible then upload it as a torrent or put it on limewire


Buy your programs or use free alternatives



That's exactly what I say now! :thumbsup: :flowers:
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 08:28 AM

And by the way, think about it, why the hell someone would share a software paid 500 or 1000$ with others on the net? Just because he's a nice guy. Please! :thumbsup: It's a great way to spread nasty things.
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 10:44 AM

yeah ok thanks for the responses

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 07:30 PM

here's a little treat for all you music lovers and P2P

Jordans Music\dead men walking.mp3 Infected: Trojan-Downloader.WMA.Wimad.n

Scan taken on 18 Apr 2008 00:01:07 (GMT)
A-Squared Found nothing
AntiVir Found TR/Dldr.WMA.Wimad.N
ArcaVir Found nothing
Avast Found nothing
AVG Antivirus Found nothing
BitDefender Found nothing
ClamAV Found nothing
CPsecure Found nothing
Dr.Web Found nothing
F-Prot Antivirus Found nothing
F-Secure Anti-Virus Found Trojan-Downloader.WMA.Wimad.n
Fortinet Found nothing
Ikarus Found nothing
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found Trojan-Downloader.WMA.Wimad.n
NOD32 Found nothing
Norman Virus Control Found nothing
Panda Antivirus Found nothing
Sophos Antivirus Found nothing
VirusBuster Found nothing
VBA32 Found nothing

Edited by DaChew, 17 April 2008 - 07:30 PM.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 03:07 AM

It goes without saying that if you use P2P networks, you must have uptodate layers of personal security.

Quite a bit about the legalities here http://netforbeginners.about.com/od/p2pleg..._and_Ethics.htm

and how torrents work http://netforbeginners.about.com/od/peersh...enthandbook.htm

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 05:44 AM

it also goes without saying, that using these P2P file sharing programs means you need to have your computer original cd and legit licence key available and are prepared to reformat and reinstall your OS when you get an infection ; you may well get a back door Trojan on board that will steal all your passwords and enable your bank balance to vanish to zilch

using these program seems fun dont it? until of course you land up as did a friend of mine whose computer had to have an expensive reformat and installation of his computer due TO an infection from P2P stuff that took over the computer and rendered it unusable

I am aware a large and growing number of people use these programs for downloading various 'materials' ; it is only a matter of time before each and every one will most probably fall foul of an infection let alone the risks from using copyright materials; have you got sufficient funds to pay the fine ON using copyright stuff or the time to do 'the time' if imprisonment is the outcome;

even the most stringent of protection security on your computer will not be sufficient to stop an infection

do not say you have not been warned when you land an infection, lose all your bank balance , and need to reformat and reinstall your OS ...................................................




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