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Re: Zim Desktop Wiki 0.66 for Windows is ready to download



I downloaded the installer file of desktop version and tested it for virus infection in two different ways.

The first test was a local scan using Windows Defender that is installed in my machine (Win10 32-bit). The second test was an on-line scan with Kaspersky VirusDesk.

In both scans no trace of infection was found, but if I try to run the installer it is blocked by Windows Defender which informs the following:
Application: ZimDesktopWikiPortable_0.66.paf.exe
Supplier: Unknown Supplier

Maybe it is just a case of registering the software supplier in MS database? Or, maybe some information that must be embedded in the package? I don't know how this work.

Anyway, I have sent the suspicious installer file to the Kaspersky virus lab and they probably will be able to find any "harmful code", if any.

I'll keep you informed in case they send me an answer.

By the way, who is going to take over Windows package creation for next Zim release?



Em 08/05/2017 00:47, Brendan Kidwell escreveu:
VirusTotal.com reports non-zero "probably harmless" scores for many of
the dependencies of my Windows build process, even though I'm almost
certain the sources of those dependencies are not tainted.
VirusTotal.com reports that (as of today) Baidu and Bkav virus scanners
find "harmful" code in these Zim installer. Other than abandoning all of
my tools, I do not know how to move forward with this problem.

Starting with this release I am no longer signing the installer
packages, and while I believe they are free of harmful code, I can't
promise that I am correct. You must make your own determination about
whether you should use my packages or not.

Special thanks to Stephen Dintaman for assistance with this build cycle.

I have posted the Desktop and Portable installer packages, such as they
are, on http://www.glump.net/software/zim-windows .

The packages were built on a fresh Windows 7 64-bit virtual machine, and
they should work on any 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows that is
still supported by Microsoft.

Brendan Kidwell

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