LSASS dump file written to disk

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:
    • XDR Agent
  • Requires:
    • eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

OS Credential Dumping (T1003)

Severity

Medium

Description

Dumping Lsass.exe (Local Security Authority Subsystem Service) memory to file allows attackers to later extract credentials from the memory dump.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to extract OS credentials from the dumped Lsass.exe file.

Investigative actions

Check the dumping process for more suspicious activity.