Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol and Clear CLI History

Cybrary
Course

Financially motivated adversaries will often steal valuable data and exfiltrate it over an alternate protocol like FTP, SMTP or, HTTP/S. They could also encrypt or obfuscate these alternate channels to protect their nefarious activities. Learn to exfiltrate the attackers by detecting and mitigating these techniques.

Time
1 hour 25 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
CEU/CPE
1
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Course Content
Module 1: Prophet Spider Introduction
Campaign Overview
10m
Module 2: Exfiltration over Alternative Protocol and Clear CLI History

2.1What is Exfiltration over Alternative Protocol?

15m

2.2What is Clear Command Line History?

15m

2.3Detection, Validation, and Mitigation (Lab)

45m
Course Description

Organizations that don't have proper data loss prevention or network intrusion detection/prevention mechanisms in place could fall victim to attackers who use the Exfiltration over Alternative Protocol technique. Threat actors have been known to use this method to exfiltrate data to a URL, via UDP, or even over an email account, for example. There are numerous ways threat actors can use alternative protocols for nefarious means to steal data and put it where they can get to it later.

You will be in a better position to protect your organization from attackers who might want to steal valuable data once you learn how to detect and mitigate this activity.

Get the hands-on skills you need to detect and mitigate this attack in Cybrary's MITRE ATT&CK Framework courses aligned to the tactics and techniques used by the financially motivated threat group Prophet Spider. Prevent adversaries from accomplishing the tactic of Exfiltration in your environment today.

Instructed By
Chris Daywalt
Chris Daywalt
Security Freelancer
Instructor
Matthew Mullins
Matthew Mullins
Technical Manager, Red Team
Instructor
Provider
Cybrary
Certificate of Completion
Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol and Clear CLI History Certificate of Completion