[PD] False flag of trojan in Pd

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Jul 6 23:40:35 CEST 2008

Sounds like a good case for a FAQ entry.



On Jul 6, 2008, at 2:06 AM, Andy Farnell wrote:

> I noticed this message on a public music related forum.
> "been thinking of trying pure data again as last time i downloaded it
> it infected my computer with a blade runner trojan
> so uninstalled it
> so yesterday started toying with the idea of trying it again as it  
> seems pretty cool
> so i did and again it installed anouther trojan
> on my computer
> i downloaded from the pd wiki the windows version
> has anyone else had this problem or is it just me "
> AFAIK this problem has been known for some time. Does anybody know the
> particular virus checker that is falsely identifying Pd to be  
> infected?
> Has anybody contacted the manufacturers of this software?
> a.
> -- 
> Use the source
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