T1496 Resource Hijacking Mappings

Adversaries may leverage the resources of co-opted systems in order to solve resource intensive problems which may impact system and/or hosted service availability.

One common purpose for Resource Hijacking is to validate transactions of cryptocurrency networks and earn virtual currency. Adversaries may consume enough system resources to negatively impact and/or cause affected machines to become unresponsive.(Citation: Kaspersky Lazarus Under The Hood Blog 2017) Servers and cloud-based(Citation: CloudSploit - Unused AWS Regions) systems are common targets because of the high potential for available resources, but user endpoint systems may also be compromised and used for Resource Hijacking and cryptocurrency mining.



Capability ID Capability Description Mapping Type ATT&CK ID ATT&CK Name
azure_sentinel Azure Sentinel technique_scores T1496 Resource Hijacking
azure_defender_for_app_service Azure Defender for App Service technique_scores T1496 Resource Hijacking
cloud_app_security_policies Cloud App Security Policies technique_scores T1496 Resource Hijacking