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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 03 August 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.

Examining New DawDropper Banking Dropper and DaaS on the Dark WebTrend Micro Simply Security – Jul 29 2022 09:09

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Weary Cybercriminals Turn to Cryptojacking Banks: ReportBankInfoSecurity – Aug 01 2022 18:09
Robin Banks might be robbing your bankpiyokango – Twitter – Jul 29 2022 13:48
Warning: Active MetaMask Phishing CampaignHalborn – Jul 28 2022 12:51

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Private banks reported most data breaches in 2018-22: Parliament toldBusiness Standard India – Aug 02 2022 14:09
Data breaches grow costlier for financial institutionsABA Banking Journal – Jul 28 2022 13:40

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Irdai tightens anti-money laundering rules for insurance companiesBusiness Standard India – Aug 01 2022 15:44
JPMorgan, UBS among trio accused of shoddy ID theft protectionThe Register – Security – Jul 28 2022 21:59
Fake investment scams in EuropeGroup-IB Blog – Jul 28 2022 08:14

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Digital wallet users to exceed 5.2 bn globally by 2026: ReportNational Herald India – Aug 02 2022 11:00
FDIC issues fact sheet, advisory on crypto deposit insurance claimsIndependent Community Bankers of America – Aug 01 2022 16:36

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