Azure device code authentication flow used

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:
    • Azure Audit Log

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

An Azure AD login was performed with Device code flow.

Attacker's Goals

  • An attacker may use a device to access resources in the tenant using an access token from device code authentication flows.

Investigative actions

  • Check what devices are listed with the logged-in user.
  • Check if the account is authorized to use such devices to access resources.
  • Check for possible logins from the device.
  • Follow further actions done by the account and device.

Variations

Suspicious Azure device code authentication flow used

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

An Azure AD login was performed with Device code flow.

Attacker's Goals

  • An attacker may use a device to access resources in the tenant using an access token from device code authentication flows.

Investigative actions

  • Check what devices are listed with the logged-in user.
  • Check if the account is authorized to use such devices to access resources.
  • Check for possible logins from the device.
  • Follow further actions done by the account and device.