Hosts View - YARA Rules Tab

Note: The information in this topic applies to NetWitness Version 12.0 and later.

The YARA Rules tab lists the various YARA rules used for the scan and their status. To access this tab, select a host from the Hosts view and click the YARA Rules tab.



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Threat Hunter review hosts with highest risk score

Analyze Hosts Using the Risk Score

Threat Hunter analyze hosts* Investigating Hosts
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Scan Hosts

Threat Hunter review host details

Analyze Host Details

Threat Hunter search on snapshot*

Search Files on Host

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Investigating a Process

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Analyze Anomalies

Threat Hunter analyze risky users Analyzing Risky Users

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analyze events

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Threat Hunter download files for deeper analysis Analyzing Downloaded Files
Threat Hunter perform external lookups Launch an External Lookup for a File
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*You can perform this task in the current view.

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Quick Look

Below is an example of the YARA Rules tab:



Agent and Scan Details. You can view the following agent and scan details of the selected host:

Host name - Name of the host. For example, WIN-ABC.

Risk score - Risk score of the host.

Operating System - Operating system on which the agent is running (Linux, Windows, or Mac).

Agent Scan Status - Current status of the scan - Idle, Scanning, Starting Scan, or Stopping Scan. For more information, see Scan Hosts.

Agent Last Seen - Time when the agent last communicated with the Endpoint server.

Agent Version - Version of the agent. For example,

More - Provides options to:

Snapshot Time - Lists scanned time stamps. To view the scan history, you can select the snapshot time from the drop-down menu.

2 Search on Snapshots. Lets you search on all snapshots (file name, file path, and SHA-256 checksum). For more information, see Search Files on Host.

YARA Rules Panel - Displays the following tabs:

  • YARA Rule: This tab lists all the YARA rules used for the scan.

  • Status: This tab displays the status of the YARA rules.

    For Example: If the YARA rule is successfully loaded, the status is displayed as Loaded.

    For more information on YARA Scans, see Analyze Files Using YARA section in Investigating Files topic.