Unload Sysmon Filter Driver

Description

Attackers often disable security tools to avoid detection. This search looks for the usage of process fltMC.exe to unload a Sysmon Driver that will stop sysmon from collecting the data.

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Use Case

Security Monitoring

Category

Adversary Tactics,

Alert Volume

Attackers often disable security tools to avoid detection. This search looks for the usage of process `fltMC.exe` to unload a Sysmon Driver that will stop sysmon from collecting the data.

SPL Difficulty

None

Journey

Stage 3

MITRE ATT&CK Tactics

Defense Evasion

MITRE ATT&CK Techniques

Impair Defenses

Disable or Modify Tools

MITRE Threat Groups

BRONZE BUTLER
FIN6
Gamaredon Group
Gorgon Group
Kimsuky
Lazarus Group
Night Dragon
Putter Panda
Rocke
Turla
Wizard Spider

Kill Chain Phases

Actions On Objectives

Data Sources

Endpoint Detection and Response

   Help

Unload Sysmon Filter Driver Help

You must be ingesting data that records process activity from your hosts to populate the Endpoint data model in the Processes node. You must also be ingesting logs with both the process name and command line from your endpoints. The command-line arguments are mapped to the "process" field in the Endpoint data model. This search is also shipped with unload_sysmon_filter_driver_filter macro, update this macro to filter out false positives.

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