Malicious File Detection: APT1 Software on System

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88958


Nessus detected potentially unwanted files on the remote host.


The md5sum of one or more files on the remote Windows host matches the signature distributed by Mandiant of software known to be involved in corporate espionage by a unit called APT1.

Verify that the remote files are legitimate and authorized in your environment.


Uninstall the remote software if it does not match your security policy, investigate your network for further signs of a breach

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88958

File Name: wmi_apt1_filescan.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.48 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/04/11

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 59275

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: malscan/enabled