File transfer from unusual IP using known tools

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:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Ingress Tool Transfer (T1105)

Severity

Informational

Description

An adversary might use known tools to transfer tools/payloads into the compromised machine.

Attacker's Goals

Expand attack vectors and compromise the rest of the network.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the action was done using an automation service.
  • Check if there are any other suspicious activities originated from the same machine/executing user.

Variations

File transfer from unusual IP using known tools in a Kubernetes pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Ingress Tool Transfer (T1105)

Severity

Low

Description

An adversary might use known tools to transfer tools/payloads into the compromised machine.

Attacker's Goals

Expand attack vectors and compromise the rest of the network.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the action was done using an automation service.
  • Check if there are any other suspicious activities originated from the same machine/executing user.