uTorrent hidden bit coin miner: Friend or Foe in battle for Privacy?

The uTorrent company has been active for various years, their client is used by millions of internet users to download Torrent files from Torrent sharing websites like ThePirateBay and KickAssTorrents.

But since a couple of days, reports are being published which state that the uTorrent client secretly installs a bit coin mining software on the computer.

The bit coin mining software will use the CPU power of your computer to generate bit coins for uTorrent. Now let’s roll back, earlier I stated that the client is being used by millions of people globally, so the uTorrent company is mining for bit coins on millions of computers (Guess).