BlackHole Install and Norton Security

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[Upon installing BlackHole, Norton Security was jumping in to warn me of the possible danger of doing so. I wrote them and Norton has now whitelisted BlackHole. (“That’s one small step for man…”)
See Norton’s post below]

Re: Blockstack.org, dapps, and Norton

Posted: 15-Jul-2019 | 5:45AM • Edited: 15-Jul-2019 | 5:47AM • Permalink

In relation to submission 159389.
Upon further analysis and investigation we have verified your submission and, as such, the detection(s) for the following file(s) will be removed from our products:

File name: BlackHole 1.1 Build 158 x64 Setup.exe
MD5: EF2DCE290F3BAD3C3E00B8A231C639EB
SHA256: 2E9C69658EDD5B97BB4309BF9400C6FF02F93747DA719178BC1CC545B4258DE3
Note: Whitelisting may take up to 24 hours to take effect via Live Update

Decisions made by Symantec are subject to change if alterations to the Software are made over time or as classification criteria and/or the policy employed by Symantec changes over time to address the evolving landscape.
Sincerely,
Symantec Security Response

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Hey, I’m Walterion from BlackHole.
Thank you very much for your interest and the follow-up. BlackHole is new, and it takes some time for security software to make trust in a new app.
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