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dako
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McAfee blocks Tor download

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Hi,

McAfee blocks download of the Tor browser. Since Tor is a privacy protecting software, it seems odd that this software is infected with PUP or virus. Anyone else having trouble? Tor is downloadable from www.torproject.com. Is this a false finding from McAfee's side?

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dako
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Re: McAfee blocks Tor download

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Thank you for your replies. I haven't done anything particular, but when I tried to download the file again today, it went through without any problems. So the case solved itself.

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Reliable Contributor catdaddy
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It may be due to the fact that the *Tor* Browser access the 'Deep Web' which has many malicious applications available.

Could you provide what the quarantined item is?

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Iget this item quarenteed:

Real Protect-LS!C9CE6BA22400

 

How do I resolve?

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Grab the file and submit it to www.virustotal.com and see what the detection rate is. that would give you an idea while CD helps you

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Thank you for your replies. I haven't done anything particular, but when I tried to download the file again today, it went through without any problems. So the case solved itself.

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Strange things happen or someone else requested a review.

Good luck