Azure application credentials added

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:
    • AzureAD Audit Log

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

An identity added credentials to an Azure application.

Attacker's Goals

  • An attacker may add certificates or modify authentication methods of an application to authenticate as the application.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the modified application is new to the organization.
  • Check whether the account that modified the credentials is supposed to perform such actions.
  • Check for possible logins from the application modified.
  • Follow further actions done by the application.

Variations

Suspicious credential operation on an Azure application

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Medium

Description

An identity added a certificate to an Azure application in a suspicious way.

Attacker's Goals

  • An attacker may add certificates or modify authentication methods of an application to authenticate as the application.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the modified application is new to the organization.
  • Check whether the account that modified the credentials is supposed to perform such actions.
  • Check for possible logins from the application modified.
  • Follow further actions done by the application.


Unusual certificate operation on an Azure application

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

An identity added a certificate to an Azure application with some unusual parameters.

Attacker's Goals

  • An attacker may add certificates or modify authentication methods of an application to authenticate as the application.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the modified application is new to the organization.
  • Check whether the account that modified the credentials is supposed to perform such actions.
  • Check for possible logins from the application modified.
  • Follow further actions done by the application.