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ThreatExpert's awareness of the file "nircmd.exe":

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "nircmd.exe" was mostly identified as a threat.
File "nircmd.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "nircmd.exe"40
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat24
Statistical volume of cases when "nircmd.exe" was a threat60%
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The file "nircmd.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
  • %AppData% is a variable that refers to the file system directory that serves as a common repository for application-specific data. A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Application Data.
  • %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
  • %Temp% is a variable that refers to the temporary folder in the short path form. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\ (Windows NT/2000/XP).
  • %Windir% is a variable that refers to the Windows installation folder. By default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt.

The file "nircmd.exe" has the following possible country of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "nircmd.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.NirCmd [Ikarus]47
not-a-Virus.RiskTool.NirCMD [Ikarus]26
Application.NirCmd [PC Tools]16
not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.NirCMD [Ikarus]13
Tool-NirCmd [McAfee]11
Trojan.NirCmd [PC Tools]8