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T1070.005 Network Share Connection Removal

Adversaries may remove share connections that are no longer useful in order to clean up traces of their operation. Windows shared drive and SMB/Windows Admin Shares connections can be removed when no longer needed. Net is an example utility that can be used to remove network share connections with the net use \system\share /delete command. 1

Item Value
ID T1070.005
Sub-techniques T1070.001, T1070.002, T1070.003, T1070.004, T1070.005, T1070.006, T1070.007, T1070.008, T1070.009
Tactics TA0005
Platforms Windows
Version 1.1
Created 31 January 2020
Last Modified 13 April 2023

Procedure Examples

ID Name Description
S0260 InvisiMole
InvisiMole can disconnect previously connected remote drives.3
S0039 Net The net use \system\share /delete command can be used in Net to remove an established connection to a network share.1
S0400 RobbinHood RobbinHood disconnects all network shares from the computer with the command net use * /DELETE /Y.2
G0027 Threat Group-3390 Threat Group-3390 has detached network shares after exfiltrating files, likely to evade detection.4


ID Data Source Data Component
DS0017 Command Command Execution
DS0029 Network Traffic Network Traffic Content
DS0009 Process Process Creation
DS0002 User Account User Account Authentication