Malware stealing gigabytes of your data as seen by Cognitive Threat Analytics

By Michal Svoboda This post is authored by Gayan de Silva and Martin Pospisil. Overview Recently, about 50 users across 20 companies were alarmed by the Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) about a malware that exfiltrates gigabytes of data from their computers. An example of such CTA detection: In addition to the usual malware command and control activities, the incident features an upload of 2.3 gigabytes of data to a highly suspicious destination. CTA has classified this incident as a malware with high severity and confidence. []

Source:: Cisco Security Notice