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Credential extraction is often an illegal recovery of credential material from secured authentication resources and repositories. This process may also involve decryption or other transformations of the stored credential material. LaZagne is a tool that extracts various kinds of credentials from a local computer, including account passwords, domain passwords, browser passwords, etc.

  • Type: TTP
  • Product: Splunk Behavioral Analytics
  • Datamodel:
  • Last Updated: 2020-10-18
  • Author: Stanislav Miskovic, Splunk
  • ID: 341975fa-4ad0-4f01-9acc-df4f69742db7


ID Technique Tactic
T1003 OS Credential Dumping Credential Access
T1555 Credentials from Password Stores Credential Access
| from read_ssa_enriched_events()

| eval timestamp=parse_long(ucast(map_get(input_event, "_time"), "string", null)), cmd_line=ucast(map_get(input_event, "process"), "string", null), event_id=ucast(map_get(input_event, "event_id"), "string", null) 
| where cmd_line != null AND match_regex(cmd_line, /(?i)all\s+\-oA\s+\-output/)=true

| eval start_time = timestamp, end_time = timestamp, entities = mvappend( ucast(map_get(input_event, "dest_user_id"), "string", null), ucast(map_get(input_event, "dest_device_id"), "string", null)), body=create_map(["event_id", event_id, "cmd_line", cmd_line]) 
| into write_ssa_detected_events();

Associated Analytic Story

How To Implement

You must be ingesting Windows Security logs from devices of interest, including the event ID 4688 with enabled command line logging.

Required field

  • dest_device_id
  • dest_user_id
  • process
  • _time

Kill Chain Phase

  • Actions on Objectives

Known False Positives

None identified.


Risk Score Impact Confidence Message
63.0 70 90 Lazagne malware is extracting/decoding encoded credentials. Operation is performed at the device $dest_device_id$, by the account $dest_user_id$ via command $cmd_line$


Test Dataset

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