SCAM: Lightmoon IS NOT Kdenlive. Lightmoon is MALWARE.

We have been notified of a site that is using Kdenlive's name and likeness to distribute malware to users. We will not be linking to the site to avoid accidental downloads, but if a search lands you on a site offering "lightmoon", "a free video editor" that looks in the screenshots identical to Kdenlive, this is malware.

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We have also received notice that the criminal creators of **lightmoon malware** are sending out phishing emails trying to trick users into downloading their infected software. Please ignore and trash these messages.

Remember: The only legitimate sources for Kdenlive's software are your distro, well-established app stores (such as FlatHub), and Kdenlive's own download page located at:

Take care.

@kde Thanks for making people aware.

When I heard about this a few days ago, I found the download link for the Windows standalone version of LM and submitted it to Virustotal. Google Safe Browsing warned about it; nothing else did. I also scanned the .zip file with Clam Antivirus, which said it was clean. Does a report need to be submitted to the antivirus makers somehow?

@kde KEK. they could do it only to kde... never saw gnome with such skems lool

@hacknorris @kde Because gnome has no software that people would like to install :P

@nordern wat? what about gnome browser which isnt based on google one but apple? o.O
what about gedit? this thing i even had at school so it means something...

@hacknorris You know, the gnome browser is actually a good example of gnome software I do like. Not because I actually want to use it as a browser, but because it allows me to test something safari like without buying a mac.

Also, remember what webkit was based on? KHTML :P

@hacknorris @kde eh, it's happened to inkscape, which is gtk. Scammers trying to get users to install malware with our branding.

@hacknorris yes. Krita and a bunch of others. The pattern is: lots of windows users.

@doctormo lool.
why there is always you three when something happens?
- microsoft
- apple
- google
(meme known lool)

now if only everyone would be informed the same about streamlabs ripping off obs... then all would be right in the world.
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