Always verify your downloads!

I thought I'd share my recent experience downloading the monero gui. I tried downloading the monero gui installer from the official monero website and it kept failing. I didn't know at the time but it was because google chrome kept blocking the download. I finally got it to download and the whole fiasco got me uneasy so I decided to verify the SHA256 hash (which you should ALWAYS do but especially in these cases). The verification failed and I got big pop up windows saying the file contained a virus. Needless to say I quickly deleted it and ran an antivirus sweep. Luckily I never ran the .exe file so I should be good. The point is, ALWAYS ALWAYS verify your downloads cause internet is a dangerous place lol

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