System Processes Run From Unexpected Locations

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This search looks for system processes that normally run out of C:\Windows\System32\ or C:\Windows\SysWOW64 that are not run from that location. This can indicate a malicious process that is trying to hide as a legitimate process.

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To successfully implement this search you need to ingest details about process execution from your hosts. Specifically, this search requires the process name and the full path to the process executable.

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