Possible Pass-the-Hash

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 one of the following data sources:
    • Windows Event Collector
      OR
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Lateral Movement (TA0008)

ATT&CK Technique

Use Alternate Authentication Material: Pass the Hash (T1550.002)

Severity

Low

Description

An account was successfully logged on to with new credentials. This login type is rare and may be an attacker's attempt to pass-the-hash and move laterally within a network.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker is attempting to steal credentials and move laterally within a network.

Investigative actions

  • Audit all login events and review for discrepancies.
  • Look for LSASS process access, an indication of an attacker attempting to obtain password hashes.
  • Check for the RunAs command with the /netonly option.