MsMpEng.exe

  • File Path: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Platform\4.18.2007.8-0\MsMpEng.exe
  • Description: Antimalware Service Executable

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 DBD746AC6FC4BD3A504AA2763BB6FDA8
SHA1 7C9D6E1335FE1AA4BCB0D246E58B2C8441192A0A
SHA256 35B450F1946D573A37F711CFB4D6DC0385778C71F7CA2A70657DD68C456C40CC
SHA384 1A40C10A89388C5743933271E12F337022DAC0C9C1BAA99869FB16E0A5122555A7A24104938EF538BA02A453BCCBE22B
SHA512 BDE122BF1E39BA82E676D0FE79F59D2E41479E602E954D48F68748ACDDEB26E3983896662477B4948E1F5C646764D4AFE757251AEAC66AEA170081304A24EFC9
SSDEEP 3072:EM8k0I8/TmWYVq/c326i7G1KTecmj1aaWiNb:EMA7mJVtqGZjAaJ
IMP 2DFE2B101E95D9803D7B3F7C3C2C42BE
PESHA1 545F9A95686AF0CEAE016B48D5BBC874E014683A
PE256 0B1CDA9F73797367209F05C5E9627F8D4A33C0353187627F2828128DE177F0A3

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 330000024BB2230A43CD03636200000000024B
  • Thumbprint: 50AFF9A191126B5BAD57B29846F3B68D550758CA
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows Publisher, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: MsMpEng.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 4.18.2007.8 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 4.18.2007.8
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/69
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/35b450f1946d573a37f711cfb4d6dc0385778c71f7ca2a70657dd68c456c40cc/detection/

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
sigma win_susp_msmpeng_crash.yml - '*MsMpEng.exe*' DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_msmpeng_crash.yml - MsMpEng.exe can crash when C:\ is full DRL 1.0
sigma win_plugx_susp_exe_locations.yml Image: '*\MsMpEng.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma win_proc_wrong_parent.yml - '*\Windows Defender\\*\MsMpEng.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_svchost.yml - '*\MsMpEng.exe' DRL 1.0
signature-base apt_op_cloudhopper.yar $s1 = “MsMpEng.exe” fullword ascii CC BY-NC 4.0
stockpile 1258b063-27d6-489b-a677-4807faacf868.yml "msmpeng", Apache-2.0

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