AWS EC2 instance participating in a DoS attack
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AWS EC2 instance participating in a DoS attack

guardduty

Classification:

attack

Tactic:

Technique:

Set up the guardduty integration.

Overview

Goal

Detect when an EC2 instance is participating in a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Strategy

This rule lets you monitor these GuardDuty integration findings:

Triage & Response

  1. Determine if the EC2 instance is compromised and participating in a DoS attack.
  2. If the instance is compromised:
    • Review the AWS documentation on remediating a compromised EC2 instance.