nis.exe

Norton Internet Security by Symantec Corporation (Signed)

Version:   12.10.0.42
MD5:   262fb554d67d17d843f81820111f0a80
SHA1:   ad1dd9ee2decc92da4e13d692e5dc4b4c1ba1ab7

Overview

nis.exe runs as a service under the name Norton Internet Security (NIS) with extensive SYSTEM privileges (full administrator access). The file is digitally signed by Symantec Corporation which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA). This particular version is usually found on Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0).

DetailsDetails

File name:nis.exe
Publisher:Symantec Corporation
Product name:Norton Internet Security
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\norton internet security\engine\21.0.1.3\nis.exe
Original name:ccSvcHst.exe
File version:12.10.0.42
Product version:21.0.1.3
Size:269.23 KB (275,696 bytes)
Build date:8/7/2013 7:38 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Symantec Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Expiration date:Saturday, November 23, 2013
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Service
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'NIS' (Norton Internet Security)
Network connections
  • [TCP] 166.98.7.16:80

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.04064451%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.02631963%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.01432488%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:21,286 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Memory
    Private memory:16.81 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):40.13 MB
    Private (minimum):10.65 MB
    Non-paged memory:16.81 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:221.66 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):366.5 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:10.4 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):59.82 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:39
    12
    Handles:1836
    600
    GUI GDI count:24
    103
    GUI GDI peak:31
    142
    GUI USER count:42
    49
    GUI USER peak:48
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:64-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\norton internet security\engine\21.0.1.3\nis.exe" /s "nis" /m "C:\Program Files\norton internet security\engine\21.0.1.3\dimaster.dll" /prefetcC:1
    • "C:\Program Files\norton internet security\engine\21.0.1.3\nis.exe" /c /a /s usersession
    Owner:SYSTEM
    Windows Service
    Service name:NIS
    Display name:Norton Internet Security
    Description:“Norton Internet Security”
    Type:Win32OwnProcess
    Parent processes:

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    wow64.dll
    Total CPU:0.11096639%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.06018611%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.05078028%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:1,604,152/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:276 KB
    1.16 MB
    NIS.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00972486%
    Kernel CPU:0.00421772%
    User CPU:0.00550714%
    CPU cycles:138,475/sec
    Memory:272 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 8 100.00%

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Acer 100.00%
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