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Hi Tom,

Please see attached a new print screen when attempting (second time) to
download the Windows version of LibreOffice.
(I'm, already using it on Linux Mint).
The message clearly indicates the website has been infected with a malware.
Maybe (hopefully) Linux users are not affected but those on Windows
certainly are.
Kind regards,

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Petre Matei Borocan <> wrote:


Please see attached the print screen that I got when trying to open
LibreOffice website.
Kind regards,

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 8:31 AM, Tom Davies <>wrote:

Hi :)
It is unlikely the LibreOffice website is infected because it runs on
unix-based platforms such as Gnu&Linux.  I don't think any of the
internet-facing servers run on Windows.  Also i suspect that uploads get
scanned and stuff on the servers gets scanned fairly regularly.  However it
might be wise if we let the websites team know there might be an issue.

On Debian you might be able to install an antivirus program such as
Clamtk (the Gnome/Cinnamon/Mate/Xfce front-end to clamav) or BitDefender or
something.  Personally i tend to use specialist LiveCds such as
or one of the other System Rescue type distros listed at
I quite like Trinity Rescue Kit because i have used it quite often but i
haven't tried any of the others much.  TRK can sort out quite a few Windows
problems quite quickly or just do maintance.  I would use it to safely
declutter first but emptying the temp folders and caches before leaving it
to do an over-night antivirus scan and i would get it to run just 1 of the
av programs at a time rather than 1 after another, at least until i had
some idea how long the scans took on your machine.  They are a bit
thorough!  Even 1 could easily take all night.

Actually i would probably start by just installing clamtk inside Debian
and scan from there.  That way i could keep working while the scan was
running.  After that scan it might be easier to decide how to proceed.
Obviously Debain wont be affected by the Windows viruses so you can carry
on working on the documents that are on the Windows side of your machine.
Just make sure you scan documents before sending them on to other Windows

Good luck!  Thanks for letting us know!
Regards from
Tom :)

 *From:* Jay Lozier <>
*Sent:* Sunday, 16 June 2013, 22:08
*Subject:* Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice website security

On Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:55:51 -0400, Petre Borocan
<> wrote:

Dear LibreOffice Team,

My antivirus program under Windows is blocking the access to your
website because it is infected with a malware. I'm accessing your
website using a linux operating system (debian based distro).
Is it possible for you to check if your website has been infected?
And thank you for the excellent office suite you have created.
Kind regards from Romania,
Petre Borocan


What antivirus are you using and does it report a specific virus?

Jay Lozier

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