An AWS RDS instance was created from a snapshot

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

5 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • AWS Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Exfiltration (TA0010)

ATT&CK Technique

Transfer Data to Cloud Account (T1537)

Severity

Informational

Description

A new AWS RDS instance was created from a publicly available RDS snapshot.

Attacker's Goals

  • Gain access to the RDS instance.
  • Access confidential data stored in the RDS instance.

Investigative actions

  • Check the RDS instance status in the AWS console.
  • Verify if the instance is publicly accessible.