Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#8888 closed Bug report (rejected)

Sourceforge downloads contain malware

Reported by: abachmann Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: malware Cc:
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:

Description (last modified by Alexander Schuch)

As you might have noticed, Sourceforge now 'enhances' all of their downloads with a special drive-by component. This also includes the FileZilla client and server.

My proposal for a solution: Move away from Sourceforge.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Alexander Schuch

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

Regarding the bundled software, please read this forum post carefully.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Alexander Schuch

You can download FileZilla directly from the project server, without bundled software:
https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?show_all=1

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Alexander Schuch

"Explanation from SF: "The download installer was added as part of a partnership with the FileZilla team." More information at http://sourceforge.net/blog/devshare-relaunch-power-to-end-users/" -- vlabe7 (comment:3:ticket:9253).

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by Alexander Schuch

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: malware added
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