Identifies an Event Hub deletion in Azure. An Event Hub is an event processing service that ingests and processes large volumes of events and data. An adversary may delete an Event Hub in an attempt to evade detection.
Rule type: query
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Continuous Monitoring
- Log Auditing
Version: 3 (version history)
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.10.0
Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 7.11.2
Rule authors: Elastic
Rule license: Elastic License
Event Hub deletions may be done by a system or network administrator. Verify whether the username, hostname, and/or resource name should be making changes in your environment. Event Hub deletions from unfamiliar users or hosts should be investigated. If known behavior is causing false positives, it can be exempted from the rule.
The Azure Filebeat module must be enabled to use this rule.
event.dataset:azure.activitylogs and azure.activitylogs.operation_name :MICROSOFT.EVENTHUB/NAMESPACES/EVENTHUBS/DELETE and event.outcome:(Success or success)
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Version 3 (7.11.2 release)
- Formatting only
- Version 2 (7.11.0 release)
Updated query, changed from:
event.dataset:azure.activitylogs and azure.activitylogs.operation_name :MICROSOFT.EVENTHUB/NAMESPACES/EVENTHUBS/DELETE and event.outcome:Success