Unpopular rsync process execution

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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Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Hide Artifacts: Hidden Files and Directories (T1564.001)

Severity

Informational

Description

An unpopular rsync process was executed on the host.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to transfer tools or other files into a compromised host.

Investigative actions

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

Variations

Unpopular rsync process execution in a Kubernetes Pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Hide Artifacts: Hidden Files and Directories (T1564.001)

Severity

Informational

Description

An unpopular rsync process was executed on the host.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to transfer tools or other files into a compromised host.

Investigative actions

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