Copy a user's GnuPG directory with rsync

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

Unsecured Credentials: Private Keys (T1552.004)

Severity

Low

Description

Copy a user's GnuPG (.gnupg) directory on to a staging folder using the 'find' and 'rsync' commands.

Attacker's Goals

Adversaries may use rsync to exfiltrate secrets.

Investigative actions

Check whether the executing process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.