Determine if a Torrent Is Real or Fake

So,You want do download that movie from torrents but are not sure about its realness ? Or that software you want may Determine if a Torrent Is Real or Fakecontain malicious tool or virus or is a complete rip off ? Well,Bit Torrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used to   distribute large amounts of data and is one of the most common protocols for transferring large files.Determining if a torrent is real or fake can give a heck of a headache. Using sites that you know and trust can give you general information as to the authenticity of the torrent. To find whether a torrent if worth downloading,just read on…

Here is how to do that -

Search for Torrent - Find a torrent of whatever you are looking for,do a proper research if you really need it.

Review the Torrent - Review any information given to you, such as the date uploaded, the file size, etc. For example, if something was released on April 10, but it was uploaded on March 14, it's probably a fake or a ripped version. Also check the reputation of the uploader at the torrent site. Trust him if he is a regular like AXXO or H33t.

Heed comments - Review any ratings or comments available to you. Others may have already confirmed it's status,the quality of torrent and the number of seeders.

Site links - Check for other sites linking to the torrent. The more sites, the more chance the torrent is real.

Check Quality - If all else fails, you could download a section of the torrent and check it's quality. This may not work for movies and large file.

Compare torrents - File Sizes of other similar torrents. Is the file only 5mb, when all the others are 5GB? Does the file size seem too small? or the size is different as compared to similar releases ? If so, it might be fake.

Seeders - Look at the amount of seeders. If there aren't a lot of seeders, there is a chance it could be fake.

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Word of Caution -

Malware alert - If you download a torrent and the file points you to a website saying you need special software, do not download or install it.You don't want to be a victim of a scam like Domplayer or 3Wplayer .

Trust on Certificates - Don't run something on your computer unless you trust it,trust on the certificates the software industry provides. Think of it like a sandwich. Would you eat a random sandwich you find in a park?

Legal Perils - Do not download illegal material. If you do, the MPAA can track you down and sue you. For proof, simply look at the music industry.

I hope that was informative .

Cheers and keep learning .



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