[RC5] Win32 client installer deemed 'malicious' by Chrome

Mike Reed mikereedwt at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 04:39:25 EST 2014

Hi Mike,

Echoing what waldo kitty said, all of our installable files, zips etc.
are pgp-signed by the coder who uploads them. If anybody knows who I
should ask at Google about getting the warning removed, I am all ears.

Kind regards,

On 8 January 2014 01:54, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
> On 1/7/2014 5:24 PM, Mike Brown wrote:
>> After downloading the Win32 client installer, Chrome tells me
>> the .msi "appears malicious" and prompts me to discard it:
>> http://hyperreal.org/~mike/tmp/dnetc/dnetc-win32-x86-set....msi_appears_malicious.PNG
> this is most likely because some miscreants set up something many years ago
> to install and run the client surreptitiously on other's machines without
> their approval... we (the whole project) have been dealing with this for
> over a decade or so... i can't recall when i joined the project with my
> small herd of boxen but i've been here since roughly 1997... sometime around
> RC5-56, IIRC... definitely since before DES2-2 was solved by EFF's special
> DES cracking machine which lead to the US gov't basically being forced to
> change their default mandated use of DES2 for gov't encryption ;)
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