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BitTorrent P2P Server Detection

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Synopsis

The remote host is running client software that may be considered questionable.

Description

The remote host is running a BitTorrent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Server. BitTorrent is a protocol for exchanging files in a P2P file sharing network. The BitTorrent Server is a system that is offering files for download from BitTorrent Clients.

Solution

Ensure that the trading of files over a Peer-to-Peer network is within corporate guidelines and Acceptable Use Policies. You should further ensure that the BitTorrent Server is not trafficking any confidential or copyrighted materials.