Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 08 June 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.

FluBot Android malware operation shutdown by law enforcementBleepingComputer.com – Jun 01 2022 13:31

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Qbot malware now uses Windows MSDT zero-day in phishing attacksBleepingComputer.com – Jun 07 2022 22:03
QBot Now Attacks Using Black Basta RansomwareHeimdal Security Blog – Jun 07 2022 11:07
Android Malware Distributed Via SmishingCyble Blog – Jun 06 2022 19:46
Evasive phishing mixes reverse tunnels and URL shortening servicesBleepingComputer.com – Jun 05 2022 15:06
Stripe Website Impersonated in Credential Phishing AttackAbnormal Security Blog – Jun 02 2022 15:24

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

FG investigates bank, BetNaija over alleged data breachThe Guardian Nigeria – Jun 08 2022 03:41
Bored Ape Yacht Club, Otherside NFTs stolen in Discord server hackBleepingComputer.com – Jun 04 2022 19:23
Scammers Target NFT Discord ChannelThreatpost.com – Jun 02 2022 11:44
Icare sends private details of 193,000 workers to wrong employersSydney Morning Herald – Latest News – Jun 01 2022 19:00

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Nordea corruption case: Multiple suspects arrested Norway Today – Jun 02 2022 17:58
ED attaches PFI accounts in money laundering caseEconomic Times – Jun 01 2022 13:06

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Jamaica’s central bank steps toward CBDCAxios.com – Jun 07 2022 23:12
Additional Measures to Strengthen the Security of Digital BankingMonetary Authority of Singapore – Jun 02 2022 08:57

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