• File Path: C:\Windows\system32\AtBroker.exe
  • Description: Windows Assistive Technology Manager


Type Hash
MD5 8507D8A98EFA12F285A504DAEF14A0A5
SHA256 A84417EE9D039891AF43B267896DB921A40838D8A17CC1BE29785D031E5944D4
SHA384 27E4555BC3BA6EDE958D170147A88D1753362588C58BBC902AB1BF75BB4C03A2A58FEA1F23BC542C2A15161C181E7EAF
SHA512 29C494ED047CEB2A2CB27546C666A5D268B1215FEDCB674A810B27EF50EAD84E44E18F4073F73F88C3CE8797D5674021292442060FDB53DE7CE73847D2CDB507
SSDEEP 1536:+5uYU9BH7oTzrD1TSDXJPMIUcS3ABteD8WlGxnIM:+5uczrUDsV3AidlGxnIM


  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 33000000BCE120FDD27CC8EE930000000000BC
  • Thumbprint: E85459B23C232DB3CB94C7A56D47678F58E8E51E
  • 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.mui
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616)
  • Product Version: 10.0.14393.0
  • 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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