Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Thu Jul 4 15:40:22 EDT 2019


I did Software service for a few years as part of my previous job, also 
on-site.

And there are many more programs who have these issues with AV programs.

And sometimes it is needed to stop using Norton or AVG or whatever just 
to get the program running they need to work with.

Op 4-7-2019 om 03:36 schreef Mike Kerner via use-livecode:
> We had the same problem with our Norton installs having issues with our
> LC-built apps, even when installing an update to the same app.  We never
> were able to fix it, even with code signing.  We still had to go into
> Norton, find the quarrantine, and whitelist the app.
> Switching AV was our solution, but I get that you can't tell your customers
> to do that.
>
> On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 11:58 AM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> It's possible that the long history between Kaspersky principals and GRU
>> officials ended when they opened an office in a different country.
>>
>> I recognize such issues are complex, and no intelligence, even
>> corroborated by multiple allies, is perfect.
>>
>> For myself, I do what I can to say on top of threat assessment, and
>> choose my vendors with care.
>>
>> When I'm giving root access to my systems, many of which are entry
>> points to public-facing systems for clients, I avoid even potential
>> risks where I have the opportunity to do so.
>>
>> --
>>    Richard Gaskin
>>    Fourth World Systems
>>
>>
>> JJS wrote:
>>
>>   > Kaspersky has moved their headquarters to Switserland for that reason,
>>   > as they claim to have nothing to do with the Kremlin.
>>   >
>>   > As far as i have read somewhere a time ago.
>>   >
>>   > Op 3-7-2019 om 17:45 schreef Richard Gaskin via use-livecode:
>>   >> Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>   >>
>>   >> > That being said, no one solution is a catch all. We use
>>   >> > Kaspersky...
>>   >>
>>   >> Russians have a very good reputation for technical achievement, but
>>   >> large Russian companies exist in an environment that often requires
>>   >> compromising their business objectives to serve the goals of the
>>   >> Kremlin.
>>   >>
>>   >>
>>   >> Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government
>>   >> Computers
>>   >>
>>
>> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/13/us/politics/kaspersky-lab-antivirus-federal-government.html
>>
>>   >>
>>   >>
>>   >>
>>   >> FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky
>>   >>
>>
>> https://www.cyberscoop.com/fbi-kaspersky-private-sector-briefings-yarovaya-laws/
>>
>>   >>
>>   >>
>>   >>
>>   >> In this new era of information warfare, extreme caution is advised.
>>   >>
>>
>>
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