Administrator groups enumerated via LDAP

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

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Discovery (TA0007)

ATT&CK Technique

Account Discovery (T1087)

Severity

Informational

Description

An LDAP search query that collects information about administrators was executed. This may be indicative of Active Directory domain enumeration, which can be used to perform attacks against the organization.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is attempting to enumerate Active Directory.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the process executes LDAP search queries as part of its normal behavior.
  • Investigate the LDAP search query for any suspicious indicators.