ScanEye Knows What You’ve Been Torrenting

Think you’ve been careful with your BitTorrent activity? Think again. ScanEye is a new site that creepily knows what you’ve downloaded on BitTorrent and shows it to you shows, serving as a good reminder to keep your activities private.

ScanEye is very similar to previously mentioned You Have Downloaded, which is no longer around. Like that site, it scans your IP address against its database of torrents, and spits out a list of your recently downloaded files.

It may not be 100 per cent accurate, especially if you have a dynamic IP address, but it’s pretty freaky to see what it comes up with, and reminds us all that our torrenting can be very, very public. If you use BitTorrent, make sure you’re using a good VPN service or a proxy like BTGuard to keep your activities private.

ScanEye [via TorrentFreak]

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