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AWS EC2 instance connecting to TOR as a relay

guardduty

Classification:

attack

Tactic:

Technique:

Goal

Detect when an EC2 instance is being used as a TOR relay.

Strategy

This rule lets you monitor this GuardDuty integration finding:

Triage and response

  1. Determine if the EC2 instance should be uses as a TOR relay.
  2. If the instance is compromised:
    • Review the AWS documentation on remediating a compromised EC2 instance.

Changelog

  • 1 November 2022 - Updated links.