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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 04 January 2023

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.

BlueNoroff Hackers Mimic Banks, Bypass Windows ProtectionBankInfoSecurity – Dec 28 2022 21:39

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Inside a scammers’ lair: Ukraine busts 40 in fake bank call-centre raidNaked Security – Sophos – Jan 03 2023 17:03

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

BlackCat leaks data stolen from financial services firmSC Magazine US – Jan 04 2023 03:54
Maybank: Recent Data Leak Allegations Are FalseRinggitPlus – Jan 03 2023 08:56
Hackers Steal 200+ BTC of Bitcoin OG and Core DeveloperInvesting.com – South Africa – Jan 02 2023 15:38
3Commas API Database Leaked by Anonymous HackerHackRead – Dec 31 2022 04:52
Mango Markets hacker claims he did nothing wrongCryptoDaily.co.uk – Dec 29 2022 09:29

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in crypto fraud caseJerusalem Post – Jan 04 2023 01:33
FCA fines Santander over £100m for numerous AML failingsToday’s Conveyancer – Jan 03 2023 04:27

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

OJK and Bank Indonesia to Supervise the Crypto ExchangeIndonesia Expat – Jan 04 2023 11:51

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