Windows Credential Manager allows you to create, view, or delete saved credentials for signing into websites, connected applications, and networks. An adversary may abuse this to list or dump credentials stored in the Credential Manager and gain access to usernames and passwords. This may also be performed in preparation for lateral movement.
Rule type: eql
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5m
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Threat Detection
- Credential Access
Rule license: Elastic License v2
## Config If enabling an EQL rule on a non-elastic-agent index (such as beats) for versions <8.2, events will not define `event.ingested` and default fallback for EQL rules was not added until 8.2, so you will need to add a custom pipeline to populate `event.ingested` to @timestamp for this rule to work.
process where event.type in ("start", "process_started") and (process.pe.original_file_name:"vaultcmd.exe" or process.name:"vaultcmd.exe") and process.args:"/list*"
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Name: Credential Access
- ID: TA0006
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/tactics/TA0006/
- Name: OS Credential Dumping
- ID: T1003
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1003/
- Name: Credentials from Password Stores
- ID: T1555
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1555/
- Name: Windows Credential Manager
- ID: T1555.004
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1555/004/