Microsoft is not the only company that began to mark uTorrent as malicious software.
Antivirus application Windows Defender from Microsoft started to block the default popular torrent client uTorrent.
It is noted that Windows Defender when scanning include uTorrent to software of dubious reputation, which affects system performance. After this “threat” executable file uTorrent is placed in quarantine, not allowing him to work.
According to the information portal, users can manually change the default action for uTorrent to allow the program.
Microsoft on its website previously warned its customers that uTorrent could pose a threat to their systems, however, have never blocked the program.
While Microsoft is not the only company that began to mark uTorrent as malicious software. Antivirus application NOD32, Sophos, TrendMicro and others also recognize uTorrent as a dangerous app.
The company BitTorrent Inc., which owns uTorrent, say that a lock caused by a problem with the recently released new version of the client that served only 5% of users. Currently, it has already been removed from the company website.