EDR: Windows Sensor not Detecting Carets Used in the Command Line
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EDR: Windows Sensor not Detecting Carets Used in the Command Line

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Article ID: 285960

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Products

Carbon Black EDR (formerly Cb Response)

Issue/Introduction

Process search for the caret character in the command line does not return any results

Environment

EDR Windows Sensor: All Versions

Cause

Special Character such as the caret are removed from the command line by the operating system

Resolution

This is a result of the operating system and not an issue with the sensor

Additional Information

  • Attackers may use the caret in the command line as an obfuscation technique
  • The sensor will still capture┬áthe command line, but without the caret