Potential Persistence Via CHM Helper DLL

Detects when an attacker modifies the registry key "HtmlHelp Author" to achieve persistence

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 1title: Potential Persistence Via CHM Helper DLL
 2id: 976dd1f2-a484-45ec-aa1d-0e87e882262b
 3status: test
 4description: Detects when an attacker modifies the registry key "HtmlHelp Author" to achieve persistence
 5references:
 6    - https://persistence-info.github.io/Data/htmlhelpauthor.html
 7    - https://www.hexacorn.com/blog/2018/04/22/beyond-good-ol-run-key-part-76/
 8author: Nasreddine Bencherchali (Nextron Systems)
 9date: 2022/07/21
10modified: 2023/08/17
11tags:
12    - attack.persistence
13logsource:
14    category: registry_set
15    product: windows
16detection:
17    selection:
18        TargetObject|contains:
19            - '\Software\Microsoft\HtmlHelp Author\Location'
20            - '\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\HtmlHelp Author\Location'
21    condition: selection
22falsepositives:
23    - Unknown
24level: high

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