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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 07 December 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.

Financial organizations more prone to accidental data leakageHelp Net Security – Dec 02 2022 04:10
ConnectWise Quietly Patches Flaw That Helps PhishersKrebs on Security – Dec 01 2022 19:35
Accidentally Crashing a BotnetThe Akamai Blog – Nov 30 2022 15:38

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Supply Chain Web Skimming Attacks Hit Dozens of SitesInfosecurity Today – Dec 07 2022 10:07
DEV-0139 launches targeted attacks against the cryptocurrency industryMicrosoft Security Blog – Dec 06 2022 17:00
Technical Analysis of DanaBot Obfuscation TechniquesZscaler Research – Dec 06 2022 00:00

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank under DDoS attackSecurity Affairs – Dec 06 2022 16:37
Bank of Hope data breach class action settlementTop Class Actions – Dec 05 2022 16:51
Important CoinTracker security updateDataBreaches.net – Dec 03 2022 18:45

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Four Men Arrested In Transnational Wire Fraud And Identity Theft ConspiracyJusticeGov – Press Release – Dec 05 2022 05:00

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

UK set to announce new crypto regulations: FTThe Block – Dec 06 2022 10:47

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