What is msascuil.exe? 5 ways to see if it’s safe.

What is msascuil.exe?

msascuil.exe is Windows Security’s user interface application (formerly Windows Defender). When you open Windows Security to use the app you’re most likely using msacuil.exe. Windows Security is built into Windows to help protect your device from malware.

msascuil.exe Microsoft Windows msascuil.exe Properties

Publisher: Microsoft Windows

msascuil.exe stands for Microsoft Antivirus Security Center User Interface Logo.

What does msascuil.exe do?

Protects your PC from malware.

Is msascuil.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if msascuil.exe is safe or malware.

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Why does msascuil.exe access the network?

While investigating msascuil.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in Austin, TX USA we found it connects to servers controlled by Microsoft at blob.bl6prdstr13a.store.core.windows.net. We think it connects to Microsoft to check for updates and help secure your PC from malware.

App All apps 400 KB/s msascuil.exe blob.bl6prdstr13a.store.core.windows.net 24.3 KB 65.2 KB 26 Jul 27 Jul 28 Jul 29 Jul 30 Jul 31 Jul 1 Aug 24 Hours Week Month 3 Hours 5 Minutes All Apps Traffic Graph Usage Things Firewall Alerts GlassWire msascuil.exe GlassWire Control S… Host Process for Wi… 642.9 KB 386.6 KB 129.4 KB 48.4 KB 90.1 KB 21 KB 727 B 30 KB Windows Explorer 31.3 KB 6.7 KB Background Task H… Spooler SubSystem… Device Association F… 24.7 KB 48.4 KB 6.4 KB 16.3 KB 12.2 KB 30 KB Download/Upload H… System 48.4 KB 16.3 KB 12.2 KB 30 KB

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