Exchange Safe Link policy disabled or removed

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:
    • Office 365 Audit

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A user disabled an Exchange Safe Link policy, which provides phishing protection to emails that contain hyperlinks.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is attempting to bypass security measures associated with hyperlinks in email messages.

Investigative actions

  • Follow further actions done by the account.
  • Verify that the configuration change was expected.
  • Look for email messages received with hyperlinks.
  • Check for a possible phishing campaign on the organization.