|Alert Message||Windows Logon Failure|
Windows has detected a logon failure. The attempted logon may have an incorrect password, username or other authentication credential has failed. Accounts that are locked out may also generate logon failures when attempts are made to use locked out accounts.
 Associated Windows Event IDs
 What you should do
This means that the logon failed to authenticate correctly. If this event has occurred because of a bad password, time restrictions or other specific reasons additional rules will be triggered for the event. This is a generic alert from Microsoft, and you should check for additional events for this agent to see what the specific reason the logon failed. Additional rules for this category of events are:
HIDS_59222 Windows: Remote Logon Failure - Unknown user or bad password
HIDS_59223 Logon Failure - Account logon time restriction violation
HIDS_59224 Logon Failure - Account currently disabled
HIDS_59225 Logon Failure - Specified account expired
HIDS_59226 Logon Failure - User not allowed to login at this computer
HIDS_59227 Logon Failure - User not granted logon type
HIDS_59228 Logon Failure - Account's password expired
HIDS_59229 Logon Failure - Internal error
HIDS_59230 Logon Failure - Account locked out
 False Positives
There are no false positives with this rule.
 Tuning Guidance
There is no guidance for tuning this rule, this is a generic Windows error and the rule should not be disabled.
 Additional Information
If you are unsure about how to respond to this alert, please contact Atomicorp support. We're here to help you!
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