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What’s InstallFigmaAgent.exe (Figma Agent Installer)? Is it safe or a virus?

InstallFigmaAgent.exe is an executable file developed by Figma, Inc. It is designed to facilitate the installation and setup of the Figma desktop application, which is a popular design and prototyping tool used by designers and developers.

When the file is executed, it initiates the installation process for the Figma desktop agent, which is a companion application that allows users to seamlessly connect and sync their Figma projects between the web and desktop platforms.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes InstallFigmaAgent.exe (Figma Agent Installer)?

We’ve found Figma, Inc. should be the publisher of InstallFigmaAgent.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is InstallFigmaAgent.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the InstallFigmaAgent.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find InstallFigmaAgent.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 5, 2024

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