Suspicious activity

EC2 Cluster with Execution:EC2/MaliciousFile GuardDuty Alert Found

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)



MaliciousFile type detection indicates that the GuardDuty Malware Protection scan has detected one or more malicious files on the listed EC2 instance within your AWS environment.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to isolate the impacted EC2 instance, analyze it, and in case you are unable to identify any threat, stop any unauthorized activity on your EC2 instance. In case there is no confidence in the machine's sanity, you may terminate the compromised EC2 instance and replace it with a new one.