Mimikatz command-line arguments

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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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

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

OS Credential Dumping (T1003)

Severity

High

Description

These command-line arguments are often used by Mimikatz to dump and harvest credentials.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is attempting to use Mimikatz, a known credential theft tool, to dump and harvest credentials.

Investigative actions

  • Investigate the executed process to verify if it is malicious.
  • Investigate the command line purpose.