DeviceCensus.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\DeviceCensus.exe
  • Description: Device Census

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 26FC7C7BDB99AB9B3EACB4BD513F6642
SHA1 23232E14346D850903001DC75E2BC08049658186
SHA256 8210C4F78F6BEFFB8BE252988F80A34BC7F49D583C710E34611F0427FAF02C95
SHA384 03AB5DFB0D5D479F077BCEFE514A33126584B48EA4E5B39DA79B61CFA6E843BF24B78828601D72E3281B0A2C60704EE9
SHA512 549B74E464A4F1749912F6B23440A34CEBD727554A9D255647AB74674F80C728F42E375D38A293E64BAC9AF48906E8281CEE2362E5082DA03046547360EAA92C
SSDEEP 768:/rqp1ssuvWRCll0zrMF7G4i6Xf4r6wD1Pu:2jivW0+PO7GcfWPu

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 3300000266BD1580EFA75CD6D3000000000266
  • Thumbprint: A4341B9FD50FB9964283220A36A1EF6F6FAA7840
  • 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: DeviceCensus.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.18362.1035 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.18362.1035
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\DeviceCensus.exe 83
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DeviceCensus.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\SysResetErr.exe 32

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
sigma sysmon_wmi_module_load.yml - '\DeviceCensus.exe' DRL 1.0

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