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Re: Norton antivirus detects a threat in setup-x86_64.exe

On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 3:38 PM, Greg Taylor <greg.k.taylor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 12/20/17 @ 12;20pm PST I downloaded the most recent version of
> setup-x86_64.exe which was flagged as a threat by Norton Antivirus.

It means Norton's heuristics jump the gun about Cygwin's setup.  I
encountered this quite a few times in the past before I stopped using

You have to go into Norton's settings and whitelist it as a trusted application.

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