Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 20 April 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.

Multiple vulnerabilities in Oracle Blockchain PlatformCyberSecurity Help – Blog – Apr 19 2022 20:44
Cryptocurrency DeFi platforms are now more targeted than everBleeping Computer – Apr 15 2022 16:47

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Unofficial Windows 11 upgrade installs info-stealing – Apr 18 2022 17:18
Vietnamese bank accounts targeted by hackersVietNamNet News – Apr 18 2022 09:59
MetaMask warns Apple users over iCloud phishing attacksCointelegraph – Apr 18 2022 03:19
Currency. com Targeted In Failed Cyber-AttackMondo Visione – Apr 17 2022 15:42
FBI links largest crypto hack ever to Lazarus state – Apr 14 2022 17:40
Threat Spotlight: “Haskers Gang” Introduces New ZingoStealerTalos Intelligence Blog – Apr 14 2022 11:59

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Beanstalk Farms loses $182M in crypto after cyberattackSC Magazine US – Apr 19 2022 19:46
$11M drained from Elephant Money DeFi – Apr 16 2022 02:42

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Bank warns over impersonation fraud as cases soar by 300%Evening Standard – UK – Apr 20 2022 06:15

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

China to tighten virtual currency regulationChina Daily Hong Kong – Business – Apr 14 2022 12:56
Crypto use is more prevalent in corrupt countries, IMF study findsThe Straits Times All News – Apr 14 2022 03:40

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