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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 12 October 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.

Cyberattack on Australia’s banks is inevitable – APRAMortgage Professional Australia – Oct 11 2022 13:15
Emotet Exposed: A Look Inside the Cybercriminal Supply ChainVMware Security & Compliance Blog – Oct 10 2022 16:00
Hacker steals $566 million worth of crypto from Binance BridgeBleepingComputer.com – Oct 07 2022 00:30
A look at the 2020–2022 ATM/PoS malware landscapeKaspersky Lab – Oct 06 2022 08:00

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Qakbot Being Distributed as ISO Files Instead of Excel MacroASEC Blog – AhnLab English – Oct 12 2022 04:01
Solana Phantom security update NFTs push password-stealing malwareBleepingComputer.com – Oct 09 2022 19:26
How Water Labbu Exploits Electron-Based ApplicationsTrend Micro Research News Perspectives – Oct 05 2022 14:24
New Ethereum Update MetaMask Email ScamTrend Micro – Oct 05 2022 09:32

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

TempleDAO exploit results in $2M lossCointelegraph – Oct 11 2022 21:25
“Egypt Leaks” – Hacktivists are Leaking Financial DataSecurity Affairs – Oct 06 2022 08:23

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

CNN accused of rug pull as it abandons its NFT projectThe Verge – RSS – Oct 11 2022 03:30
Ukraine Sends Embezzlement Accusation to Central BankerBNN Bloomberg – Oct 06 2022 10:18

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

JPMorgan and Visa link blockchain payment networksFinextra Research – Oct 11 2022 06:05

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