Impossible travel by a cloud identity

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

1 Hour

Deduplication Period

5 Days

Required Data

  • Requires one of the following data sources:
    • AWS Audit Log
      OR
    • Azure Audit Log
      OR
    • Gcp Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Cloud Accounts (T1078.004)

Severity

Informational

Description

An identity performed actions from multiple countries in a short period of time, which is most unlikely.
This may indicate the identity is compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Obtain and abuse credentials of cloud accounts.

Investigative actions

Check whether the credentials of the identity have been compromised.

Variations

Impossible travel by a cloud compute function identity

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Cloud Accounts (T1078.004)

Severity

Informational

Description

An identity performed actions from multiple countries in a short period of time, which is most unlikely.
This may indicate the identity is compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Obtain and abuse credentials of cloud accounts.

Investigative actions

Check whether the credentials of the identity have been compromised.


Impossible travel by a suspicious cloud identity

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Cloud Accounts (T1078.004)

Severity

Medium

Description

An identity performed actions from multiple countries in a short period of time, which is most unlikely.
This may indicate the identity is compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Obtain and abuse credentials of cloud accounts.

Investigative actions

Check whether the credentials of the identity have been compromised.


Impossible travel by a cloud compute identity

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Cloud Accounts (T1078.004)

Severity

Medium

Description

An identity performed actions from multiple countries in a short period of time, which is most unlikely.
This may indicate the identity is compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Obtain and abuse credentials of cloud accounts.

Investigative actions

Check whether the credentials of the identity have been compromised.


Impossible travel by an unusual cloud identity

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Cloud Accounts (T1078.004)

Severity

Low

Description

An identity performed actions from multiple countries in a short period of time, which is most unlikely.
This may indicate the identity is compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Obtain and abuse credentials of cloud accounts.

Investigative actions

Check whether the credentials of the identity have been compromised.