Acquire and/or use 3rd party software services
|Acquire and/or use 3rd party software services|
A wide variety of 3rd party software services are available (e.g., Twitter, Dropbox, GoogleDocs). Use of these solutions allow an adversary to stage, launch, and execute an attack from infrastructure that does not physically tie back to them and can be rapidly provisioned, modified, and shut down.12
Difficulty for the Adversary
Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes
Explanation: 3rd party services like these listed are freely available.
Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No
Explanation: Defender will not have visibility over account creation for 3rd party software services.
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