T1589 Gather Victim Identity Information Mappings

Adversaries may gather information about the victim's identity that can be used during targeting. Information about identities may include a variety of details, including personal data (ex: employee names, email addresses, etc.) as well as sensitive details such as credentials.

Adversaries may gather this information in various ways, such as direct elicitation via Phishing for Information. Information about victims may also be exposed to adversaries via online or other accessible data sets (ex: Social Media or Search Victim-Owned Websites).(Citation: OPM Leak)(Citation: Register Deloitte)(Citation: Register Uber)(Citation: Detectify Slack Tokens)(Citation: Forbes GitHub Creds)(Citation: GitHub truffleHog)(Citation: GitHub Gitrob)(Citation: CNET Leaks) Gathering this information may reveal opportunities for other forms of reconnaissance (ex: Search Open Websites/Domains or Phishing for Information), establishing operational resources (ex: Compromise Accounts), and/or initial access (ex: Phishing or Valid Accounts).



Capability ID Capability Description Mapping Type ATT&CK ID ATT&CK Name
CVE-2020-15132 sulu primary_impact T1589 Gather Victim Identity Information
action.hacking.variety.Footprinting Footprinting and fingerprinting related-to T1589 Gather Victim Identity Information
value_chain.targeting.variety.Personal Information Information on individuals such as title, interests, physical location, etc, used to pick an organization as a target related-to T1589 Gather Victim Identity Information
aws_security_hub AWS Security Hub technique_scores T1589 Gather Victim Identity Information

ATT&CK Subtechniques

Technique ID Technique Name Number of Mappings
T1589.001 Credentials 4
T1589.002 Email Addresses 4
T1589.003 Employee Names 3