T1018 Remote System Discovery Mappings

Adversaries may attempt to get a listing of other systems by IP address, hostname, or other logical identifier on a network that may be used for Lateral Movement from the current system. Functionality could exist within remote access tools to enable this, but utilities available on the operating system could also be used such as Ping or <code>net view</code> using Net. Adversaries may also use local host files (ex: <code>C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts</code> or <code>/etc/hosts</code>) in order to discover the hostname to IP address mappings of remote systems.

Specific to macOS, the <code>bonjour</code> protocol exists to discover additional Mac-based systems within the same broadcast domain.



Capability ID Capability Description Mapping Type ATT&CK ID ATT&CK Name
action.malware.variety.Scan network Scan or footprint network related-to T1018 Remote System Discovery
amazon_virtual_private_cloud Amazon Virtual Private Cloud technique_scores T1018 Remote System Discovery
aws_network_firewall AWS Network Firewall technique_scores T1018 Remote System Discovery