Python HTTP server started

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:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Exfiltration (TA0010)

ATT&CK Technique

Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol: Exfiltration Over Unencrypted Non-C2 Protocol (T1048.003)

Severity

Informational

Description

Python HTTP server started - possible exfiltration over HTTP.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers might use a Python server as a C&C or exfiltration channel.

Investigative actions

  • Check whether the initiator process is benign or normal for the host and/or user performing it.