Non-browser access to a pastebin-like site

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:
    • Palo Alto Networks Url Logs

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Web Service (T1102)

Severity

Low

Description

Non-browser access to a pastebin-like site.

Attacker's Goals

Data exfiltration or attack tool staging.

Investigative actions

  • Examine the host to verify that the host was not part of infiltration or data exfiltration from the organization.
  • Verify that the host doesn't have sensitive company data that can be easily exfiltrated.

Variations

Non-browser access to google sheets API

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Web Service (T1102)

Severity

Low

Description

Non-browser access to google sheets API.

Attacker's Goals

Data exfiltration or attack tool staging.

Investigative actions

  • Examine the host to verify that the host was not part of infiltration or data exfiltration from the organization.
  • Verify that the host doesn't have sensitive company data that can be easily exfiltrated.


Non-browser failed access to a pastebin-like site

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Web Service (T1102)

Severity

Low

Description

Non-browser failed access to a pastebin-like site.

Attacker's Goals

Data exfiltration or attack tool staging.

Investigative actions

  • Examine the host to verify that the host was not part of infiltration or data exfiltration from the organization.
  • Verify that the host doesn't have sensitive company data that can be easily exfiltrated.


Rare non-browser access to a pastebin-like site

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Web Service (T1102)

Severity

Medium

Description

Rare non-browser access to a pastebin-like site.

Attacker's Goals

Data exfiltration or attack tool staging.

Investigative actions

  • Examine the host to verify that the host was not part of infiltration or data exfiltration from the organization.
  • Verify that the host doesn't have sensitive company data that can be easily exfiltrated.