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jetbrains IDE using WMI to query antivirus product

Why would different JetBrains IDE products need to query the installed antivirus product in the exact same way that malicious programs do? The wmi command is the following: wmic /namespace:\\root\...
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Hardening WMI: Any security beneifit to "winmgmt /standalonehost"? [duplicate]

Any security benefit to winmgmt operating outside of shared svchost processes via the command winmgmt /standalonehost ? As for security, yes, it is useful for changing wbem Authentication levels, ...
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Hardening WMI: Any security benefit to changing Impersonation level & separately, setting 'Winmgmt Standalonehost?'

Question #1 Does changing the Default Impersonation Level in WMI to "anonymous" or "identify" help mitigate against WMI exploitation, implants, and persistent threats on a local ...