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How to make torrents more secure.


To make things easier in Windows you can rename the TAP interface.

  1. Open Control panel
  2. Click on View network status and tasks
  3. Click on change adapter settings
  4. Right-click on the adapter that contains "TAP-Windows Adapter V9" and select rename and enter Mullvad.



  1. Click on Tools
  2. Click on Options
  3. Click on Advanced
  4. Change Network Interface to Mullvad
  5. Click on OK and restart qbittorrent.
  6. Click on Tools again
  7. Click on Options
  8. Click on BitTorrent
  9. Enable (Check) Enable anonymous mode
  10. Click on Connection
  11. Find Proxy Server and change the type to SOCKS5
  12. Change the Host: to
  13. Change the port: to 1080
  14. Enable (check) Use proxy for peer connections
  15. Enable(check) Disable connections not supported by proxies