Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 07 September 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.

Shikitega – New stealthy malware targeting LinuxAlienVault Blogs – Sep 06 2022 10:00

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

A new phishing scam targets American Express cardholdersSecurity Affairs – Sep 04 2022 22:25
Sharkbot is back in Google PlayFox-IT International blog – Sep 02 2022 11:07
Raspberry Robin and Dridex: Two Birds of a FeatherSecurity Intelligence – Sep 01 2022 16:20

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

KeyBank: Hackers of Third-Party Provider Stole Customer DataSecurityWeek RSS Feed – Sep 04 2022 16:17
IRS data leak exposes personal info of 120,000 taxpayersBleepingComputer.com – Sep 03 2022 20:39

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Bitkub CTO, accused of insider trading, to meet SEC todayThe Nation – Thailand – Sep 07 2022 09:10
YouTuber on the run after allegedly swiping $55m from followersMalwarebytes Unpacked – Sep 06 2022 12:00
Australia establishes federal crypto police unitForkast.News – Sep 06 2022 06:35
South Africa banks face growing risks as anti-money laundering deadline loomsS&PGlobal Market Intelligence – Aug 31 2022 11:12

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

UK forces crypto exchanges to report suspected sanction breachesThe Guardian – World – Sep 04 2022 14:18

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