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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 01 June 2022

A weekly report looking at major incidents and developments in the financial services sector. Topics include data breaches, threat actors and TTPs, fraud and anti-money laundering, and the adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency.

Editor’s Pick

A selection of Top Stories picked by our editors.

Central banks tighten interest rates amid warnings of social crisisWorld Socialist Web Site – May 31 2022 03:30
Researchers identify FIDO2 protocol vulnerabilitiesiTnews – Technology – May 29 2022 20:56
Bank Frauds Are On The Rise Again, Says RBI Annual ReportBloomberg-Quint – May 27 2022 08:15

Threat Actors & TTPs

Discussion and analyses of significant campaigns, incidents, and associated actors in the banking sector.

Equity, Absa, NCBA banks most prone to hackingThe Informer Kenya – May 30 2022 09:08
ERMAC 2.0 Android Banking Trojan targets over 400 appsSecurity Affairs – May 27 2022 09:56
IT threat evolution in Q1 2022. Non-mobile statisticsKaspersky Lab – May 27 2022 08:00
Grandoreiro Banking Malware Resurfaces for Tax SeasonSpiderLabs Blog – May 26 2022 00:00

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Today’s exercising in reading between the linesDataBreaches.net – May 30 2022 12:05
Spirit Super member data exposed after security attackFinancial Standard – May 30 2022 03:55

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

Incidents and actions related to fraud and anti-money laundering.

Hungary police bust Israeli-led international money-laundering ringAlarabiya – News English RSS – May 30 2022 13:37
Crypto spam increases 4000% in two years: LunarCrushCointelegraph – May 27 2022 03:47

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Crypto Banking Rules Now Due This Year From BISCoinDesk – May 31 2022 15:30
MAS Partners the Industry to Pilot Use Cases in Digital AssetsMonetary Authority of Singapore – May 31 2022 02:57

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