User collected remote shared files in an archive

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

1 Hour

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

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

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

Collection (TA0009)

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

Multiple files from remote shares were archived in a local file. This may indicate collection of data and staging before exfiltration.

Attacker's Goals

Collect data and stage it on an endpoint in the organization.

Investigative actions

  • Check whether the process that created the archive creates network connections as well.
  • Check whether other users in the organization used the same process for remote archive file activity.