File Extension Library

.STIX File Extension

  • Developer by: The MITRE Corporation
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: XML

What are .STIX files and how to open them?

Can't open .STIX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .STIX file.

What is a .STIX file extension?

.STIX file extension is created by The MITRE Corporation. .STIX has been classified as Data Files. The format of .STIX file is XML.

.STIX is Structured Threat Information eXpression File

A STIX file is an XML file saved in the Structured Threat Information eXpression (STIX) format. It is created by various computer security organizations so it can be shared for analysis and archived. STIX files contain information about security threats, which include any indicators of compromise such as IP addresses that are suspected to be malicious.

STIX is a language designed to describe cyber threat information for a network. It is intended for users responsible for defending systems such as malware analysts, security tool vendors, threat sharing communities, cyber threat analysts, and security researchers. It is saved in the XML format to allow its information to be shared, stored, and analyzed in a common language.

List of all softwares that can open the Structured Threat Information eXpression File
oXygen XML Editor
Altova XMLSpy
oXygen XML Editor
oXygen XML Editor

How to fix problems with .STIX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .STIX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .STIX file format
  2. You need to check the .STIX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)