Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Tue Jul 2 16:16:26 EDT 2019


Same here. Code signing your application will prevent this.


On 7/2/2019 4:10 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote:
> Just wondering ..is your executable signed?
>
> I've come across this problem before with it being quarantined.
>
> avast does the "hold on a second let me check this out first"
> thing.....but  after 15 seconds lets the application start normally.....
> and it only happens the first time.
>
> This is not great for user experience.
>
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 4:04 PM Curt Ford via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> A client has reported that a small utility I've made for him is being
>> blocked by Symantec on his Windows machine. We haven't had this issue
>> before with an earlier version of the same utility, but now he gets this
>> report:
>>
>> "Threat type: Insight Network Threat. There are many indications that
>> this file is untrustworthy and therefore not safe
>> ____________________________
>>
>> f_003294 Threat name: WS.Reputation.1
>>
>> Locate
>>
>> Very Few Users
>>
>> Fewer than 5 users in the Symantec Community have used this file.
>>
>> Very New
>>
>> This file was released less than 1 week  ago.
>>
>> Medium
>>
>> This file risk is medium."
>>
>> Would code signing it somehow help? Any suggestions?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Curt
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