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T1069 Permission Groups Discovery

Adversaries may attempt to find group and permission settings. This information can help adversaries determine which user accounts and groups are available, the membership of users in particular groups, and which users and groups have elevated permissions.

Item Value
ID T1069
Sub-techniques T1069.001, T1069.002, T1069.003
Tactics TA0007
Platforms Azure AD, Containers, Google Workspace, IaaS, Linux, Office 365, SaaS, Windows, macOS
Permissions required User
Version 2.4
Created 31 May 2017
Last Modified 15 October 2021

Procedure Examples

ID Name Description
G0016 APT29 APT29 used the Get-ManagementRoleAssignment PowerShell cmdlet to enumerate Exchange management role assignments through an Exchange Management Shell.9
G0022 APT3 APT3 has a tool that can enumerate the permissions associated with Windows groups.8
S0335 Carbon Carbon uses the net group command.6
S0483 IcedID IcedID has the ability to identify Workgroup membership.5
S0233 MURKYTOP MURKYTOP has the capability to retrieve information about groups.3
S0445 ShimRatReporter ShimRatReporter gathered the local privileges for the infected host.2
S0623 Siloscape Siloscape checks for Kubernetes node permissions.4
G0092 TA505 TA505 has used TinyMet to enumerate members of privileged groups.10 TA505 has also run net group /domain.11
S0266 TrickBot TrickBot can identify the groups the user on a compromised host belongs to.7


ID Data Source Data Component
DS0015 Application Log Application Log Content
DS0017 Command Command Execution
DS0036 Group Group Enumeration
DS0009 Process Process Creation


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