Sourceforge pidgin download page blocked by google chrome as malicious
elb at pidgin.im
Tue Feb 24 14:03:58 EST 2015
Bogdan Harjoc spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Tried to get pidgin-2.10.11 for windows from pidgin.im, and after the 5
> second delay on sourceforge, was greeted by a red page in chrome, saying
> the site was blacklisted. I downloaded the file anyway and chrome deleted
> it after the download completed, calling the .exe 'malicious' as well.
> Virustotal says the file is clean (
> ), maybe someone at google should be politely asked to drop sourceforge.net
> from their blacklist ?
This is probably due to a recent, well-known bogus DMCA takedown
notice. I expect the courts will straighten it out for us.
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