Excessive Usage Of Taskkill

Excessive Usage Of Taskkill

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This analytic identifies excessive usage of taskkill.exe application. This application is commonly used by adversaries to evade detections by killing security product processes or even other processes to evade detection.

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To successfully implement this search, you need to be ingesting logs with the process name, parent process, and command-line executions from your endpoints. If you are using Sysmon, you must have at least version 6.0.4 of the Sysmon TA. Tune and filter known instances where renamed taskkill.exe may be used.

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