Identifies the use of Windows Management Instrumentation Command (WMIC) to discover certain System Security Settings such as AntiVirus or Host Firewall details.
Rule type: eql
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5m
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Threat Detection
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.name:"wmic.exe" or process.pe.original_file_name:"wmic.exe") and process.args:"/namespace:\\\\root\\SecurityCenter2" and process.args:"Get"
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Name: Discovery
- ID: TA0007
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/tactics/TA0007/
- Name: Software Discovery
- ID: T1518
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1518/
- Name: Security Software Discovery
- ID: T1518.001
- Reference URL: https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1518/001/