Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine
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
>> "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
>> 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.
>> This file risk is medium."
>> Would code signing it somehow help? Any suggestions?
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