Suspicious proxy environment variable setting

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
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

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Proxy: Internal Proxy (T1090.001)

Severity

Informational

Description

Suspicious proxy environment variable change or definition with a rare command line.

Attacker's Goals

Adversaries may use an internal proxy to direct command and control traffic between two or more systems in a compromised environment.

Investigative actions

Investigate the process activities and try to understand the network impact os the new proxy setting.