BitTorrent / uTorrent Detection
Info Nessus Plugin ID 50676
SynopsisA file-sharing service is running on the remote port.
DescriptionThe remote host is running BitTorrent or uTorrent, peer-to-peer file sharing applications.
Note that, due to the peer-to-peer nature of these applications, any user connecting to the BitTorrent network may consume a large amount of bandwidth.
SolutionMake sure that the use of this program agrees with your organization's acceptable use and security policies.
Note that filtering traffic to or from this port is not a sufficient solution since the software can use a random port.