Sensitive browser credential files accessed by a rare non browser process

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

3 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent with eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

Credentials from Password Stores: Credentials from Web Browsers (T1555.003)

Severity

Low

Description

Sensitive browser credential files accessed by a rare non browser process.

Attacker's Goals

Accessing these files is done by attackers to collect user credentials.

Investigative actions

Investigate the actor process to determine if it was used for legitimate purposes or malicious activity.