Empire WDigest Downgrade

Metadata

Contributors

Roberto Rodriguez @Cyb3rWard0g

Creation Date

2019/05/18

Modification Date

2020/09/20

Tactics

TA0005

Techniques

T1112

Tags

Registry Modification,Windows Registry WDigest

Dataset Description

This dataset represents adversaries setting the UseLogonCredential property value from HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\WDigest key to 1 to enable plain text passwords.

Simulation Metadata

Tools

type

Name

Module

C2

Empire

wdigest_downgrade

Adversary View

None

Explore Datasets

Download & Decompress Dataset

import requests
from zipfile import ZipFile
from io import BytesIO

url = https://raw.githubusercontent.com/OTRF/Security-Datasets/master/datasets/atomic/windows/defense_evasion/host/empire_wdigest_downgrade.tar.gz
zipFileRequest = requests.get(url)
zipFile = ZipFile(BytesIO(zipFileRequest.content))
datasetJSONPath = zipFile.extract(zipFile.namelist()[0])

Read JSON File

from pandas.io import json

df = json.read_json(path_or_buf=datasetJSONPath, lines=True)

Access Security Events

df.groupby(['Channel']).size().sort_values(ascending=False)