[BitTorrent] preventing unauthorized bittorrent peers?

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Mon Jan 24 15:19:17 EST 2005


David Wilburn wrote:
> I have a funny security question regarding the bittorrent protocol that 
> I hope you will answer.
> 
> If an organization decided to internally share sensitive documents and 
> data via a private bittorrent tracker, would it be possible for an 
> outsider to download that file from peers even when they can't connect 
> to the tracker?

Are you saying your sensitive documents are not properly encrypted?


 
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