Network Logon Provider Registry Modificationedit

Identifies the modification of the network logon provider registry. 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:

  • endgame-*

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



  • Domain: Endpoint
  • OS: Windows
  • Use Case: Threat Detection
  • Tactic: Persistence
  • Tactic: Credential Access
  • Data Source: Elastic Endgame
  • Data Source: Elastic Defend

Version: 106

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Rule queryedit

registry where host.os.type == "windows" and : "?*" and
  registry.path : (
  ) and
  /* Excluding default NetworkProviders RDPNP, LanmanWorkstation and webclient. */
  not ( : "S-1-5-18" and : (
        "?:\\Program Files (x86)\\Citrix\\ICA Client\\x64\\pnsson.dll",
        "?:\\Program Files\\Dell\\SARemediation\\agent\\DellMgmtNP.dll",
        "?:\\Program Files (x86)\\CheckPoint\\Endpoint Connect\\\\epcgina.dll"