OneDrive Malware File Uploadedit

Identifies the occurence of files uploaded to OneDrive being detected as Malware by the file scanning engine. Attackers can use File Sharing and Organization Repositories to spread laterally within the company and amplify their access. Users can inadvertently share these files without knowing their maliciousness, giving adversaries opportunity to gain initial access to other endpoints in the environment.

Rule type: query

Rule indices:

  • filebeat-*
  • logs-o365*

Severity: high

Risk score: 73

Runs every: 5 minutes

Searches indices from: now-30m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Elastic
  • Cloud
  • Microsoft 365
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • SecOps
  • Lateral Movement

Version: 1

Added (Elastic Stack release): 8.1.0

Rule authors: Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Potential false positivesedit

Benign files can trigger signatures in the built-in virus protection

Investigation guideedit

## Config

The Office 365 Logs Fleet integration, Filebeat module, or similarly structured data is required to be compatible with this rule.

Rule queryedit

event.dataset:o365.audit and event.provider:OneDrive and
event.code:SharePointFileOperation and

Threat mappingedit