Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 11 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.

New DOJ Team Focuses on Ransomware and Cryptocurrency CrimeSecurity Intelligence – May 09 2022 13:54
Heroku admits to customer database hack after OAuth token theftBleepingComputer.com – May 05 2022 08:06
Hacking a Bank by Finding a 0day in DotCMS – AssetnoteSecnewsbytes – Twitter – May 05 2022 05:21
Business Email Compromise: The $43 Billion ScamIC3.gov News – May 04 2022 15:15

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

CoinLoan Team Prevents Massive Crypto ScamBitcoin.com – May 10 2022 11:45
Ursnif Malware Banks on News Events for Phishing AttacksQualys Blog – Security Labs – May 09 2022 04:40
Caramel credit card stealing service is growing in popularityBleepingComputer.com – May 08 2022 15:06
Ferrari subdomain hijacked to push fake Ferrari NFT collectionBleepingComputer.com – May 06 2022 19:56
Crypto Scammers exploit talk on CryptocurrencyMcAfee – Blog – May 05 2022 21:19
Manually Identifying an X-Cart Credit Card SkimmerSucuri Blog – May 05 2022 15:49

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

ELEPHANT INSURANCE PROVIDES NOTICE OF DATA EVENTPR Newswire: Entertainment & Media – May 06 2022 20:00

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

South African banks with the most fraud complaintsMyBroadband.co.za – May 11 2022 12:34
Myanmar junta charges central bank ex-deputy governor with corruptionThe Straits Times All News – May 11 2022 08:28
Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Sanctions Portend Rise in Card FraudGemini Advisory – Blog – May 04 2022 15:40

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Coinhako receives licence to provide crypto payment services in S’poreThe Straits Times All News – May 06 2022 13:20

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