I was victim from AWS public AMI hidden backdoor :-)

Today i received an email from AWS telling me that one of the EC2 instance i’m running is doing DDoS against an other server (against port 80 through UDP)

Screenshot from 2015-04-20 23:58:00

Here are my suggestions to start investigating on this kind of issue:

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AWS EC2Backuper tool

If you are used to AWS EC2 service, then you probably have noticed that there is no integrated, global (i mean that targets a lot of instances at the same time) and « schedulable » way to plan servers auto-backups and retention strategy.

Many corporates have made business around this providing tools and cloud service to achieve this. I was asked Lire la suite