Description of the issue:
Norton Security Antivirus will flag the latest tor executable in Brave 1.4.95 as a trojan horse virus. It will delete it too. However, tor still works inside brave.
How can this issue be reproduced?
- Update to the latest version of Brave
- Have Norton Security AV
- Norton will delete the file telling the user it was removed because it contained a Trojan Horse.
The executable should not be flagged as a virus (unless it is?)
Brave Version( check
This is the report from Norton:
Filename: tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-1 Threat name: Trojan Horse Full Path: C:\Users\jedi\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cpoalefficncklhjfpglfiplenlpccdb\1.0.9\tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-1 ____________________________ ____________________________ On computers as of 03/03/2020 at 17:55:36 Last Used 03/03/2020 at 17:57:38 Startup Item No Launched No Threat type: Virus. Programs that infect other programs, files, or areas of a computer by inserting themselves or attaching themselves to that medium. ____________________________ tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-1 Threat name: Trojan Horse Locate Very Few Users Fewer than 5 users in the Norton Community have used this file. Very New This file was released less than 1 week ago. High This file risk is high. ____________________________ Source: External Media Source File: tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-1 ____________________________ File Actions File: C:\Users\jedi\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cpoalefficncklhjfpglfiplenlpccdb\1.0.9\ tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-1 Removed ____________________________ File Thumbprint - SHA: e6cca452474b22bb1a8c45ffe6a1f77ce517fed964d18cd69eb019f411aed6d4 File Thumbprint - MD5: 6a548814813319e6a43ec0786208eb4e