Epic’s software tries to do more than mine crypto-currencies, we’re told: like the distributed SETI@home and BOINC projects, it spreads workloads over a large number of home computers, and can use their spare processor cycles to analyze genomes, fold proteins, and so on. But it mostly mines Litecoin.

via Litecoin-mining code found in BitTorrent app, freeloaders hit the roof • The Register.