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Why is Local Installing Malware on My Computer?

Issue Summary

My anti-virus is flagging a Local file as ransomware.

Sophos (my anti-virus) is flagging PHP-FPM as malware. Why is that, and what does the file do?

Troubleshooting Questions

It happens for my Local install


When I install Local, the malware is detected

System Details

  • Which version of Local is being used?
    – 6.5.2+6204

  • What Operating System (OS) and OS version is being used?

    • macOS Monterrey 12.6