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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 02 November 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.

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Qakbot Malware Being Distributed in KoreaASEC Blog – AhnLab English – Oct 27 2022 00:05
Where is the Origin?: QAKBOT Uses Valid Code SigningTrend Micro – Oct 27 2022 00:00
CoinMiner Being Installed on Vulnerable Apache Tomcat Web ServerASEC Blog – AhnLab English – Oct 26 2022 23:59

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

CII hack: Personal data of 20% of customer records accessedInsurance Insider – Oct 31 2022 10:40

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Danske Bank books $1.9 billion provision in Estonia caseReuters Business & Finance – Oct 27 2022 09:16

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

The content in this report was compiled by the use of our award-winning intelligence product Silobreaker Online. Silobreaker cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, integrity or quality of any content in this report and no responsibility is accepted by Silobreaker in respect of such content. Readers must determine for themselves what reliance they should place on the compiled content in the report.