A rare local administrator login

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
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 one of the following data sources:
    • Windows Event Collector
      OR
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Informational

Description

A rare local administrator login was observed. This may indicate an attempt to change sensitive settings on the host.

Attacker's Goals

The attacker attempts to change sensitive settings on the host.

Investigative actions

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

Variations

Suspicious local administrator login

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Low

Description

A rare local administrator login was observed. This may indicate an attempt to change sensitive settings on the host.

Attacker's Goals

The attacker attempts to change sensitive settings on the host.

Investigative actions

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