Unable to Open Brave on MacBook Pro

Description of the issue:

I downloaded Brave and tried to open only to get an error message that reads: “Brave Browser” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.

I’ve attached the full message

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Download Brave
  2. Double click on download
  3. Move to Applications
  4. Open Brave

Expected result:

Error message

Brave Version( check About Brave):


Additional Information:

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I just found the version:

@mindfultoad see Can't install Brave on my MBP running 10.15 Catalina

I followed the steps at https://www.winytips.com/installer-cant-be-opened-because-apple-cannot-check-it-for-malicious-software/ and it worked. Thanks!