Name Disable Security Software
Summary An adversary exploits a weakness in access control to disable security tools so that detection does not occur. This can take the form of killing processes, deleting registry keys so that tools do not start at run time, deleting log files, or other methods.
Prerequisites The adversary must have the capability to interact with the configuration of the targeted system.
Solutions Ensure proper permissions are in place to prevent adversaries from altering the execution status of security tools.
Related Weaknesses
CWE ID Description
CWE-284 Improper Access Control
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