Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol: Exfiltration Over Symmetric Encrypted Non-C2 Protocol (Windows)


Adversaries may steal data by exfiltrating it over a different protocol than that of the existing command and control channel. The data may also be sent to an alternate network location from the main command and control server.

Products, Sensors, and Dependencies

ProductDependenciesData sourceAccess requiredProtocolData CollectedNotes
Tenable Vulnerability ManagementAdvanced Network ScanWindows machinesAuthenticated ScanOS CommandComputer ConnectivityPlugin ID: 64582


Netstat Connection Information

Attack Path Technique Details

Framework: MITRE ATT&CK

Family: Exfiltration

Platform: Windows

Tenable Release Date: 2022 Q3 (GA)