Credentials from Password Stores: Windows Credential Manager


Adversaries may acquire credentials from the Windows Credential Manager. The Credential Manager stores credentials for signing into websites, applications, and/or devices that request authentication through NTLM or Kerberos in Credential Lockers (previously known as Windows Vaults).

Products, Sensors, and Dependencies

ProductDependenciesData sourceAccess requiredProtocolData CollectedNotes
Tenable Vulnerability ManagementAdvanced Network ScanWindows machinesAuthenticated ScanSMBScheduled TaskPlugin ID: 70625


Microsoft Windows AutoRuns Scheduled Tasks

Attack Path Technique Details

Framework: MITRE ATT&CK

Family: Credential Access

Platform: Windows

Tenable Release Date: 2023 Q3