[Python-Dev] [Webmaster] Unsafe listing by Norton's "File Insight"

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Jul 5 01:41:21 EDT 2016

Hi Peter,

While the humble webmasters can do little about this it's possible the
developers can, so I am forwarding your email to their mailing list.


Steve Holden

On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 3:30 AM, Peter via Webmaster <webmaster at python.org>

> Hi
> I'm a heavy user of Python on Windows, am a Basic PSF member and have
> contributed to core Python.
> The Python 2.7.12 Windows installer download is being marked as untrusted
> by Norton Internet Security. I've been on chat with Symantec, and they've
> said that I can't do anything about that rating, but that the site owner
> can.
> I've been pointed to:
> https://safeweb.norton.com/help/site_owners
> Interestingly, the 3.5.2 download is flagged as safe.
> Hoping to get more Python out to users!
> Thanks
> Peter
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