Swapping popular files via BitTorrent will likely get your IP address noticed within 3 hours said Tom Chathia during the SecureComm conference in Italy. Him and his colleagues researched this topic and successfully identified clients who joined the network with the sole purpose of monitoring, based on clients behavior. Interestingly available blacklists do not provide sufficient shielding from detection as they have a high rate of false positives and false negatives. Read the original article here.
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