Privileged Account Creation

Detects when a new admin is created.

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 1title: Privileged Account Creation
 2id: f7b5b004-dece-46e4-a4a5-f6fd0e1c6947
 3status: test
 4description: Detects when a new admin is created.
 5references:
 6    - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/entra/architecture/security-operations-privileged-accounts#changes-to-privileged-accounts
 7author: Mark Morowczynski '@markmorow', Yochana Henderson, '@Yochana-H', Tim Shelton
 8date: 2022/08/11
 9modified: 2022/08/16
10tags:
11    - attack.persistence
12    - attack.privilege_escalation
13    - attack.t1078.004
14logsource:
15    product: azure
16    service: auditlogs
17detection:
18    selection:
19        properties.message|contains|all:
20            - Add user
21            - Add member to role
22        Status: Success
23    condition: selection
24falsepositives:
25    - A legitimate new admin account being created
26level: medium

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