latest stable version won't open on Mac (10.15.2) due to"can't check for malicious software" message:

I’ve downloaded the 6.2.8 version (most stable) and get this message.

“ can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software”
This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information.
Firefox downloaded this file today at 8:57 AM from

Just letting you know… I just updated the mac to version listed above today.



Quo usque tandem abutere, Catalina, patientia nostra? Quam diu etiam furor iste tuus nos eludet? Quem ad finem sese effrenata iactabit audacia? by Marcus Tullius Cicero (The First Oration)

See this TDF blog post.

And congrats to Apple for (apparently) changing the message to further confuse users.