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Virus detected in process-palette? #76

bidspells opened this Issue Dec 1, 2018 · 1 comment


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bidspells commented Dec 1, 2018


since yesterday, my virus detector (Sophos) detects a problem in the following file:

...and puts the respective file into quarantine. The threat is classified as: "Troj/Bckdoor-AL".

What could be the reason?

Best regards,


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DamnedScholar commented Dec 4, 2018

There's a post on the Atom forum about this.

Malicious code was introduced into flatmap-stream, and has since been investigated and removed. Simply deleting the folder .atom/packages/process-palette/node_modules and reinstalling dependencies with apm install will clear the problem up.

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