Suspicious Execution of Shutdown

Use of the commandline to shutdown or reboot windows

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 1title: Suspicious Execution of Shutdown
 2id: 34ebb878-1b15-4895-b352-ca2eeb99b274
 3status: test
 4description: Use of the commandline to shutdown or reboot windows
 5references:
 6    - https://github.com/redcanaryco/atomic-red-team/blob/f339e7da7d05f6057fdfcdd3742bfcf365fee2a9/atomics/T1529/T1529.md
 7    - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/shutdown
 8author: frack113
 9date: 2022/01/01
10tags:
11    - attack.impact
12    - attack.t1529
13logsource:
14    category: process_creation
15    product: windows
16detection:
17    selection:
18        Image|endswith: '\shutdown.exe'
19        CommandLine|contains:
20            - '/r '
21            - '/s '
22    condition: selection
23falsepositives:
24    - Unknown
25level: medium

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