Detects deletion of print driver files by an unusual process. This may indicate a clean up attempt post successful privilege escalation via Print Spooler service related vulnerabilities.
Rule type: eql
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5m
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Threat Detection
- Privilege Escalation
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.
file where event.type : "deletion" and not process.name : ("spoolsv.exe", "dllhost.exe", "explorer.exe") and file.path : "?:\\Windows\\System32\\spool\\drivers\\x64\\3\\*.dll"
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM