Sensitive account password reset attempt

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
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 with eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Impact (TA0040)

ATT&CK Technique

Account Access Removal (T1531)

Severity

Informational

Description

An attempt was made to reset a sensitive account's password.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may attempt to gain access to the account.

Investigative actions

  • Verify this action with the user who performed the change.

Variations

Sensitive account password reset attempt for the first time

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Impact (TA0040)

ATT&CK Technique

Account Access Removal (T1531)

Severity

Low

Description

An attempt was made to reset a sensitive account's password.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may attempt to gain access to the account.

Investigative actions

  • Verify this action with the user who performed the change.