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

JsonVMAccessExtension.exe is a program developed by Microsoft Corporation that enables users to access and manage virtual machines (VMs) in an Azure environment using JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) files.

This application provides a convenient and efficient way for users to interact with their VM resources and make necessary configuration changes through JSON files. By using this tool, users can easily create, modify, and delete VMs, as well as make other administrative changes to their virtual machine infrastructure within Azure. This software helps streamline the process of managing VMs and improves the overall efficiency of working with virtualized environments in the Azure cloud platform.

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Who makes JsonVMAccessExtension.exe (JsonVMAccessExtension)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of JsonVMAccessExtension.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 27, 2024

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