A browser was opened in private mode

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
Order
Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A browser was opened in private mode, which may indicate an attempt to cover tracks.

Attacker's Goals

A browser was opened in private mode. Users might use private mode if they wish to stay anonymous online or hide their search and browsing history.

Investigative actions

Check for any other suspicious activity related to the host and the user involved in the alert.