Wbadmin deleted files in quiet mode

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 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Impact (TA0040)

ATT&CK Technique

Inhibit System Recovery (T1490)

Severity

High

Description

Wbadmin was used to delete files in quiet mode.

Attacker's Goals

Adversaries may delete the backup catalog to prevent recovery of a corrupted system.

Investigative actions

Check if the delete action was legitimate and performed by an authorized user.