[GRASS-web] GRASS GIS, virus alert

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Oct 22 09:46:47 EDT 2009


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Lindgaard, Henrik
<Henrik.Lindgaard at fmst.no> wrote:
> Hi!
> I’ve tried to download GRASS GIS from:
> http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/binary/mswindows/native/WinGRASS-6.4.0SVN-r39271-1-Setup.exe
> and
> http://grass.itc.it/grass64/binary/mswindows/native/WinGRASS-6.4.0SVN-r39271-1-Setup.exe
> Both times the download gets halted with message that
> “IWSVA Security Event..”  and “Virus infected temporary block..”
> The download halts at 50.6 MB (or 53 102 512 byte) both times. Is this a
> reoccurring problem? Is there a fault with my institutions
> firewall/antivirus?

So far nobody has reported this problem despite thousands of downloads.
I assume that this is a false positive which triggers the alarm.

Best regards
Markus Neteler

PS: grass.itc.it is an automated mirror of grass.osgeo.org

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