Microsoft Windows AutoRuns Scheduled Tasks

info Nessus Plugin ID 70625


Report processes that start-up via the scheduled task manager.


This plugin lists the scheduled tasks for the system. The scheduled tasks are often used to update software, for systems administrators to run processes, and can be used by malware to spread on systems.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 70625

File Name: windows_autoruns_schtasks.nbin

Version: 1.225

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/25/2013

Updated: 2/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WMI/Available, war/setup/ran