Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 14 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.

DDoS attacks on financial sector surge during war in Ukraine, new FCA data revealsPR Newswire: Financial Services – Sep 14 2022 09:30
Phishing Campaign targets Japanese tax payersCyble Blog – Sep 13 2022 12:16

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

The scary reality of cryptocurrency scams on InstagramIndian Express – Sep 14 2022 11:47
Bank cardholders losing credentials to cybercriminalsFinancial Express Bangladesh – Sep 10 2022 03:26
The Rise in Incidence of Fake e-shop ScamsCyble Blog – Sep 08 2022 16:39

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Hackers breach software vendor for Magento supply-chain attacksBleepingComputer.com – Sep 13 2022 15:21

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Police arrest man for laundering tens of millions in stolen cryptoBleepingComputer.com – Sep 13 2022 15:42
Chinese-linked cyber crims nab $529 million from Indian nationalsThe Register – Security – Sep 13 2022 05:30

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

OpenNode to test Bitcoin payments in BahrainPR Newswire: General Business – Sep 13 2022 11:00
RBA envisions “well-regulated stablecoins”iTnews – Technology – Sep 07 2022 20:48

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