@mattab opened this Issue on December 29th 2013 Owner

Google chrome is marking our latest.zip as a Virus. Nobody replies at Google... so our only solution is to change our URL. I propose builds.piwik.org/piwik-latest.zip

Needs to be changed in:

  • website
  • software
  • build script
  • and setup redirect from latest.zip to piwik-latest.zip

Hopefully this will fix the issue.

@robocoder commented on December 29th 2013 Contributor

Maybe this would be a good time to add an API endpoint that returns the download URL and hash ?

@anonymous-piwik-user commented on January 3rd 2014

I consider that google assumes complete piwik project as virus :-)

@mattab commented on March 17th 2014 Owner

It's getting out of control how many people have reported this issue. I can't imagine how many users have not tried Piwik because they couldn't download the file...

let's change the name and hopefully, this wont be blocked on window + chrome anymore!

@mattab commented on March 29th 2014 Owner

the build script now creates the symlink to latest piwik stable at: http://builds.piwik.org/piwik-latest.zip

(the old URL http://builds.piwik.org/latest.zip still works)

@mattab commented on June 10th 2014 Owner

In 3174a75fdd06403853fd744631d6f19cdc252241: Use piwik-latest.zip instead of latest.zip to work around bug on Chrome on Windows Refs #4455

@mattab commented on June 10th 2014 Owner

URL on website changed to piwik-latest.zip... this is done!

@mattab commented on June 10th 2014 Owner

In a8fbaf86abc13de414f1e2ceb855a49bb28de593: Piwik is a free/libre analytics platform. Refs #4455 GNU Package requirement to use free/libre instead of open source

@mattab commented on June 10th 2014 Owner

Last notification should have been ticket: #5276

@mattab commented on July 3rd 2014 Owner

It was not enough, Chrome still flagging piwik-latest as virus/malware. Let's change the URL to builds.piwik.org/piwik.zip which apparently works!

@mattab commented on July 3rd 2014 Owner

In c10f4f8fa77f130706c4e749ea24681350f90059: Fixes #4455 changed URL to builds.piwik.org/piwik.zip

@anonymous-piwik-user commented on July 6th 2014

Considering ownership of Chrome this is expected behavior.

Apparently PIWIK is too good to be overlooked!
PIWIK team really rocks ! Good work, just keep going on!

:-)

This Issue was closed on July 6th 2014
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