• File Path: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\AtBroker.exe
  • Description: Windows Assistive Technology Manager


Type Hash
MD5 7D152E4285DDE2D1F7F3EE12D24FD2D3
SHA1 8724AF457C3B4AF64782C98DF0C6301AFE180625
SHA256 7B0F4D776A38238147B1F79DAEAF21047B0DCABE212BEF8BFE92F5FFE9A88DE2
SHA384 77C062E74FD0FA12D5B5D6253EE0D66AE01E16F2F4CB2541482F5414E803A28C65F8DBD90D7519A46FAD708C5A6011F9
SHA512 CF305A0A481D3D3D26EC85F98854A32F19BBC776E4435F240C69EADC01B54F8524E772BF5110C3DAD42E602A9B167F6E6FB74A4D0F5C3D9D1716EFD27D434534
SSDEEP 768:z/l35mNtIZ1gSOQQ1Pu/lLVitQYTpQpQ5KEYe/qh0xdITx6xr0HvHxlKL0mY9T:jlh2Pu/lLVspwxEYe/qN9PxKY9T


  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 330000023241FB59996DCC4DFF000000000232
  • Thumbprint: FF82BC38E1DA5E596DF374C53E3617F7EDA36B06
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: ATBroker.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.18362.449 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.18362.449
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of AtBroker.exe being misused. While AtBroker.exe is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
sigma win_install_reg_debugger_backdoor.yml - '*\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\atbroker.exe*' DRL 1.0
LOLBAS Atbroker.yml Name: Atbroker.exe  
LOLBAS Atbroker.yml - Command: ATBroker.exe /start malware  
LOLBAS Atbroker.yml - Path: C:\Windows\System32\Atbroker.exe  
LOLBAS Atbroker.yml - Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Atbroker.exe  
LOLBAS Atbroker.yml - IOC: Unknown AT starting C:\Windows\System32\ATBroker.exe /start malware  
atomic-red-team * App Switcher: C:\Windows\System32\AtBroker.exe</blockquote> MIT License. © 2018 Red Canary
atomic-red-team | parent_list | Comma separated list of system binaries to which you want to attach each #{attached_process}. Default: “osk.exe” | String | osk.exe, sethc.exe, utilman.exe, magnify.exe, narrator.exe, DisplaySwitch.exe, atbroker.exe| MIT License. © 2018 Red Canary

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