Rare SSH Session

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
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 Hour

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Lateral Movement (TA0008)

ATT&CK Technique

Remote Services (T1021)

Severity

Low

Description

Secure Shell (SSH) provides a secure means of remote administration. Attackers can use valid SSH credentials and keys to remotely connect to endpoints running the SSH service.

Attacker's Goals

Secure Shell (SSH) provides a secure means of remote administration. Attackers can use valid SSH credentials and keys to remotely connect to endpoints running the SSH service.

Investigative actions

  • Verify that the process is allowed in the organization.
  • Check if the user should access the destination and whether the session was successful or not.