[Numpy-discussion] Verify your sourceforge windows installer downloads

Pauli Virtanen pav at iki.fi
Thu May 28 13:46:29 EDT 2015


28.05.2015, 20:35, Sturla Molden kirjoitti:
> Pauli Virtanen <pav at iki.fi> wrote:
> 
>> Is it possible to host them on github? I think there's an option to add
>> release notes and (apparently) to upload binaries if you go to the
>> "Releases" section --- there's one for each tag.
> 
> And then Sourceforge will put up tainted installers "for the benefit of
> NumPy users". :)

Well, let them. They may already be tainted, who knows. It's phishing
and malware distribution at that point, and there are some ways to deal
with that (safe browsing, AV etc).





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