Unusual Login Activityedit

Identifies an unusually high number of authentication attempts.

Rule type: machine_learning

Machine learning job: suspicious_login_activity_ecs

Machine learning anomaly threshold: 50

Severity: low

Risk score: 21

Runs every: 15 minutes

Searches indices from: now-45m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum signals per execution: 100



  • Elastic
  • Linux
  • ML

Version: 1

Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.7.0

Potential false positivesedit

Security audits may trigger this signal. Conditions that generate bursts of failed logins, such as misconfigured applications or account lockouts could trigger this signal.