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What’s SensorLogonTask.exe (SensorLogonTask)? Is it safe or a virus?

SensorLogonTask.exe is a component of Microsoft's comprehensive Endpoint Analytics Data Collection framework. Crafted by Microsoft, this executable plays a pivotal role in gathering essential data from managed endpoints, facilitating a deeper understanding and optimization of the user experience within an IT infrastructure. When the "Enable Endpoint analytics data collection client" setting is activated, it authorizes managed endpoints to transmit vital analytics data to the site server, providing IT administrators with valuable insights into system performance, user interactions, and potential areas for improvement.

It's important to note that while SensorLogonTask.exe enables the collection and forwarding of this data, the setting itself does not dictate the uploading of data to the Microsoft Intune admin center. This distinction ensures that administrators have precise control over the data flow, allowing for tailored data management strategies that align with organizational policies and privacy considerations.

Developed by Microsoft, SensorLogonTask.exe embodies the company's commitment to enhancing endpoint management and security. By leveraging this tool within the Endpoint Analytics framework, organizations can achieve a more seamless, efficient, and secure computing environment, ultimately enhancing productivity and safeguarding against potential vulnerabilities.

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Who makes SensorLogonTask.exe (SensorLogonTask)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of SensorLogonTask.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 19, 2024

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