Network Logon Provider Registry Modificationedit

Adversaries may register a rogue network logon provider module for persistence and/or credential access via intercepting the authentication credentials in clear text during user logon.

Rule type: eql

Rule indices:


Severity: medium

Risk score: 47

Runs every: 5m

Searches indices from: now-9m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Elastic
  • Host
  • Windows
  • Threat Detection
  • Persistence
  • Credential Access

Version: 2

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Rule queryedit

registry where != null and
 registry.path : "HKLM\\SYSTEM\\*ControlSet*\\Services\\*\\NetworkProvider\\ProviderPath" and
 /* Excluding default NetworkProviders RDPNP, LanmanWorkstation and webclient. */
 not ( : "S-1-5-18" and in