Malicious File Detection: Potentially Unwanted Software

Info Nessus Plugin ID 88963


Nessus detected potentially unwanted files on the remote host.


The md5sum of one or more files on the remote Windows host matches software known to violate some corporate policies. Verify that the remote files are authorized in your environment.


Uninstall the remote software if it does not match your security policy.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 88963

File Name: wmi_unwanted_software_filescan.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.47 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/04/11

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 59275

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: malscan/enabled