SSO Password Spray

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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Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

1 Hour

Deduplication Period

1 Hour

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • AzureAD
  • Requires:
    • Okta
  • Requires:
    • OneLogin

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

An abnormally high amount of SSO authentication attempts were seen within a short period of time.
This may have resulted from a login password spray attack.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may be attempting to gain unauthorized access to user accounts.

Investigative actions

  • See whether this was a legitimate action.
  • Check if the user usually logs in from this country.
  • Check whether a successful login was made after unsuccessful attempts.

Variations

SSO Password Spray Threat Detected

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Medium

Description

An abnormally high amount of SSO authentication attempts were seen within a short period of time.
This may have resulted from a login password spray attack.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may be attempting to gain unauthorized access to user accounts.

Investigative actions

  • See whether this was a legitimate action.
  • Check if the user usually logs in from this country.
  • Check whether a successful login was made after unsuccessful attempts.


SSO Password Spray Activity Observed

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

An abnormally high amount of SSO authentication attempts were seen within a short period of time.
This may have resulted from a login password spray attack.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may be attempting to gain unauthorized access to user accounts.

Investigative actions

  • See whether this was a legitimate action.
  • Check if the user usually logs in from this country.
  • Check whether a successful login was made after unsuccessful attempts.