Space after filename

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
  • Requires:
    • eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Masquerading: Space after Filename (T1036.006)

Severity

Informational

Description

A file was created or renamed to have a space at the end of its name.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to change the extension of the file to evade detection.

Investigative actions

  • Verify that this isn't IT activity.
  • Look for other hosts executing similar commands.