Threat Hunting Hypothesis Examples: Five Hunts to Start Out

Introduction

What is a Hunting Hypothesis?

Threat Hunting Hypothesis #1 — Potential Maldoc Execution Chain

Threat Hunting Hypothesis #2 — PowerShell Encoded Command Execution

Threat Hunting Hypothesis #3 — Attempted VBScript Stored in Non-Run CurrentVersion Registry Key Value

Threat Hunting Hypothesis #4 — Cobalt Strike Beacon Default C2 Structure

Threat Hunting Hypothesis #5 — LSASS Memory Dumping using WerFault.exe

Conclusion

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