AWS Incident Response and Forensics

Acquiring an EC2 Instance

  1. Make snapshots of the volumes attached to the compromised instance
  2. Attach the snapshots to another instance for analysis, and mount them
margaritashotgun — server — username root — key root_access.pem — module lime-3.13.0–74-generic.ko — filename


aws iam update-access-key --access-key-id EXAMPLE 
--status Inactive --user-name user




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