OT Livecode and Intego Virus Barrier

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu May 26 18:49:46 EDT 2016

Kay C Lan wrote:
 > So please consider making an official Bug Report so the LC Team can
 > ensure noobs on Mac with Intego aren't seeing a 3 min load time.

It may also be worth contacting Intego's support to let them know about 
what appears to be a false positive.

Many AV packages use Bloom filters, which are very good at finding 
pattern matches quickly across large sets, but with the trade-off of 
being very prone to false-positives.

We see this sort of thing here on the list every few years.  Several 
years ago AVG for Windows was flagging not only LC but every standalone 
made with it as a virus.  Several of us contacted AVG and they responded 
quickly by creating an exception for the errant pattern match for LC. 
In fact, they were so quick and friendly about it I started using AVG as 
my AV solution for Windows.

Hopefully we'll have as good an outcome here with Intego.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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