Suspicious activity

Describe EC2 instance API call was made from a malicious IP

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)



Orca detected that an API call to list EC2 instances was made from a malicious IP - {MaliciousIp.MaliciousIp}. This action may indicate of a presence of an unauthorized actor in the cloud environment, since listing EC2 instances is a common enumeration action attackers conduct in the reconnaissance phase.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to review relevant CloudTrail event and principal's activity that issued this API call.