A new machine attempted Kerberos delegation

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

12 Hours

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires one of the following data sources:
    • Windows Event Collector
      OR
    • XDR Agent
  • Requires:
    • eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Privilege Escalation (TA0004)

ATT&CK Technique

Abuse Elevation Control Mechanism (T1548)

Severity

Medium

Description

A newly created machine attempted to perform a Kerberos delegation. This suspicious activity might indicate a Kerberos relay attack.

Attacker's Goals

Elevate privileges from standard domain user to system.

Investigative actions

  • Check for any other suspicious activity related to the machine involved in the alert.
  • Look for a new machine that was added to the domain.