Lateral movement

AWS Guard Duty: Ec2 with UnauthorizedAccess:EC2/SSHBruteForce on an exposed instance with lateral movement risks


Brute force attempts were detected by AWS GuardDuty service on the Internet facing EC2 instance {AwsEc2Instance} ({AwsEc2Instance.InstanceId}) with lateral movement risks. AWS GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors your AWS accounts and workloads for malicious activity. The service detects a type UnauthorizedAccess:EC2/SSHBruteForce brute force attempt on an EC2 instance that Orca has identified as exposed to the Internet and poses a danger of lateral movement.