New process created via a WMI call

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
  • Requires:
    • eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

Windows Management Instrumentation (T1047)

Severity

Informational

Description

A new process created via a WMI call.

Attacker's Goals

Create a new process on the host.

Investigative actions

Check whether the process that created via the WMI call is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.