Multiple Rare Process Executions in Organization

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

30 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

User Execution (T1204)

Severity

Informational

Description

Multiple unusual processes were executed in the organization. This may be indicative of a compromised account.

Attacker's Goals

Unusual processes may be executed for various purposes, including exfiltration, lateral movement, etc.

Investigative actions

Investigate the processes that were executed to determine if they were used for legitimate purposes or malicious activity.