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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 18 January 2023

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.

Banking fraud surges ahead of TetSaigon Economic Times – Jan 18 2023 05:00
Annual Payment Fraud Intelligence Report: 2022Threat Reports – Insikt Group – Jan 17 2023 00:00
Cyber threats are seen by banks as top near-term riskContinuity Central – Jan 12 2023 10:51
Top KEVs in the U.S. Financial Services SectorNCSC-FI Daily News – Jan 11 2023 21:56

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Hackers hijack EU sites to steal banking infoTek Deeps – Jan 18 2023 01:58
Self-Checkout This Discord C2Security Intelligence – Jan 17 2023 16:05
Address Poisoning Scam Hits MetaMask UsersCyware – Jan 16 2023 18:49
Dancing With Shellcodes: Analyzing Rhadamanthys StealerEli Salem Blog – Jan 16 2023 08:15
Orcus RAT Being Distributed Disguised as a Hangul Word Processor CrackASEC Blog – AhnLab English – Jan 13 2023 00:52

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Three law firms join forces to pursue MedibankiTnews – Security – Jan 16 2023 01:44

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

‘Chinese mafia’ forcing Pinoys into crypto scam remains activePhilippine News Agency – Jan 18 2023 10:17
Crypto Fraud Victims Receive Over $17 Million in Restitution from BitConnect SchemeUnited States Department of Justice – Jan 12 2023 05:00

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

90% of businesses adopting blockchain technology, dataCointelegraph – Jan 12 2023 20:00
Is Crypto Provoking A Banking Civil War?Forbes.com – Jan 12 2023 19:41

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