Manipulation of netsh helper DLLs Registry keys

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
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Analytics Alert Reference
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Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

6 Hours

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Event Triggered Execution: Netsh Helper DLL (T1546.007)

Severity

Medium

Description

Registering netsh helper DLLs is uncommon, and could be used by malware for persistence.

Attacker's Goals

Command execution and persistence on the host.

Investigative actions

Check whether the executing process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.