Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 04 May 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.

Cryptocurrency hackers steal $77 million in DeFi attackCryptopolitan – Apr 30 2022 20:35

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Major text scam draining Ky bank accountsYarrawonga Chronicle – May 02 2022 07:57
Peeking into PrivateLoaderZscaler Research – Apr 28 2022 12:00
Emotet Tests New Delivery TechniquesProofpoint US Blog – Apr 26 2022 11:30

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Coinbase changes listing rules after insider trading allegations Business Today India – May 04 2022 05:57
Deutsche Bank under pressure after money laundering raidsDeutsche Welle – Apr 30 2022 10:55
Woori Bank employee arrested for allegedly embezzling $47 millionThe Korea Times News – Apr 28 2022 07:46

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Bank of Uganda Blacklists All Cryptocurrency DealersKenyan Wall Street – May 02 2022 11:24
Brazilian Senate passes cryptocurrency BillZDNet – Apr 29 2022 11:29

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