A user connected a new USB storage device to multiple hosts

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

1 Hour

Deduplication Period

1 Hour

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent with eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A user connected a new USB storage device to multiple endpoints.

Attacker's Goals

The attacker may use a USB storage device connection for data exfiltration or data collection.

Investigative actions

Investigate the USB storage device related process and file events to determine if it was used for legitimate purposes or malicious activity.