MALWARE-OTHER Windows Management Instrumentation manipulation attempt
This event is generated when a compiled program contains calls to wmic.exe.
A Network Trojan was detected
Windows Management Instrumentation is a feature within Windows that creates a uniform environment for local and remote administration of system components. A compiled application which invokes wmic.exe instead of leveraging Windows API calls is suspect.
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No known false positives
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