Download a script using the python requests module

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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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

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

Command and Scripting Interpreter: Python (T1059.006)

Severity

Low

Description

Download a shell script from a remote location using the Python requests module.

Attacker's Goals

Adversaries may abuse Python commands and scripts to download additional malicious files or for exfiltration.

Investigative actions

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