Exchange compliance search created

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

Collection (TA0009)

ATT&CK Technique

Email Collection (T1114)

Severity

Informational

Description

A user created an Exchange compliance search. This feature enables Administrators to search mailboxes in an organization.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is searching mailboxes to access sensitive information.

Investigative actions

  • Follow further actions done by the account.
  • Check to see if the search contained sensitive information.
  • Check if any data was exfiltrated after the search.
  • Look for suspicious search terms.

Variations

Suspicious Exchange compliance search created

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Collection (TA0009)

ATT&CK Technique

Email Collection (T1114)

Severity

Low

Description

A user created an Exchange compliance search. This feature enables Administrators to search mailboxes in an organization. The query contains potentially suspicious keywords, which could indicate an attempt of sensitive data collection.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is searching mailboxes to access sensitive information.

Investigative actions

  • Follow further actions done by the account.
  • Check to see if the search contained sensitive information.
  • Check if any data was exfiltrated after the search.
  • Look for suspicious search terms.


Exchange compliance search created for the first time

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Collection (TA0009)

ATT&CK Technique

Email Collection (T1114)

Severity

Low

Description

A user created an Exchange compliance search. This feature enables Administrators to search mailboxes in an organization.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is searching mailboxes to access sensitive information.

Investigative actions

  • Follow further actions done by the account.
  • Check to see if the search contained sensitive information.
  • Check if any data was exfiltrated after the search.
  • Look for suspicious search terms.