DeviceCensus.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 594993E23161BB37E365D8784DE020EA
SHA1 72B068446C47C606A257E6BFC43EDD3BE211F2DA
SHA256 D26DEFA5D3E01EAC5E4CCADD9BA79F21C6B044EB2381642043A1BE34B14C0599
SHA384 882D57486B73504764362C152CD861601283E793B7B80D57DF7AF9A2C6D38599B25791824FFFE0B57D7C6CB37F763362
SHA512 3130A62B76DA644A1142F26A4B8FC1644E0F74A6903194296C9E6278D63DC1CB9BA9361E6F3406AF8E209E5D73E80613285BDD70BE1C6CBBA0EFAB8C9D44CA57
SSDEEP 768:g6RydRhNvtP2x3zmCil09N8kdyXXdauXXNI1PRCy:LRy3DFELi+v5cXXcEXKPJ
IMP C0994637A5C4AC857D13AC9D826088E3
PESHA1 31877796CBF4108A25121F86C27BA7735599A104
PE256 B9937EB0B38FC9AAAB30D0FDBC1027A673390C6380E0AF96A626E61F113A354D

Runtime Data

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\system32\DeviceCensus.exe
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\System32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll

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: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/67
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/d26defa5d3e01eac5e4ccadd9ba79f21c6b044eb2381642043a1be34b14c0599/detection/

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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