US Patent No. 10,397,273


Patent No. 10,397,273
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title Threat Intelligence System
Inventorship Thomas Charles Stickle, Saint James, NY (US)
Shane Anil Pereira, Bellevue, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,397,273

1. A system, comprising:one or more hardware computing devices in communication with a first electronic data store and configured to execute specific computer-executable instructions that upon execution cause the system to:
receive a request from a first user to deploy a sensor;
use information describing virtual machine images used by the first user to configure a first sensor;
cause the first sensor to be launched within a virtual network of the first user with a first network connection that facilitates communication between the first sensor and one or more remote endpoints outside of the virtual network;
receive first activity information sent by the first sensor;
combine the first activity information with activity information from a second sensor associated with a second user into third activity information;
identify an Internet Protocol (“IP”) address as being a suspected source of malicious computing activity using the third activity;
create threat information that includes the IP address as a suspected source of malicious computing activity; and
make the threat information available to the first user.