Possible compromised machine account

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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Alert name

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

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

User Execution (T1204)

Severity

Medium

Description

A Kerberos TGT for machine account has been used and does not match the hostname.

Attacker's Goals

Gain a special user Kerberos ticket to move laterally.

Investigative actions

  • Check the source host for possible credential dumping.
  • Check the delegated account credentials and if it has high privileges.
  • Check the ticket destination to verify whether it is a sensitive asset.