Keychains are the built-in way for macOS to keep track of users' passwords and credentials for many services and features, including Wi-Fi and website passwords, secure notes, certificates, and Kerberos. Adversaries may collect the keychain storage data from a system to acquire credentials.
Rule type: query
Risk score: 73
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Threat Detection
- Credential Access
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.12.0
Rule authors: Elastic
Rule license: Elastic License v2
event.category:process and event.type:(start or process_started) and process.args:"/private/var/db/SystemKey"