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AWS IAM user making API requests with hacking tools

guardduty

Classification:

attack

Tactic:

Technique:

Goal

Detect when an AWS IAM user makes API requests with hacking tools.

Strategy

This rule lets you monitor these GuardDuty integration findings:

Triage and response

  1. Determine which user triggered the signal. This can be found in the signal.
  2. Determine if the user’s credentials are compromised.
  3. If the user’s credentials are compromised:
  • Review the AWS documentation on remediating compromised AWS credentials.

Changelog

  • 17 October 2022 - Updated tags.
  • 1 November 2022 - Updated links.