A compressed file was exfiltrated over SSH

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

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

ATT&CK Tactic

Exfiltration (TA0010)

ATT&CK Technique

Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol (T1048)

Severity

Informational

Description

Exfiltration of a compressed file over SSH.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to exfiltrate data over encrypted network protocol.

Investigative actions

Check whether the executing process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.

Variations

A compressed file was exfiltrated over SSH from a Kubernetes pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Exfiltration (TA0010)

ATT&CK Technique

Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol (T1048)

Severity

Informational

Description

Exfiltration of a compressed file over SSH.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to exfiltrate data over encrypted network protocol.

Investigative actions

Check whether the executing process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.