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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 21 December 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.

GodFather Malware Returns Targeting Banking UsersCyble Blog – Dec 20 2022 14:19

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Cybercrime, Azorult campaign via Guloader from TurkeyDifesa & Sicurezza – Dec 16 2022 06:45

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Loot from NZ ransomware attack being sold on dark webInsurance Business New Zealand – Dec 20 2022 18:56

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Police arrest Indo-Canadian over tech support scamHindustan Times – Dec 17 2022 10:28
Conman jailed for scamming millions from retirees and using it to buy bitcoinABC Fraud and Corporate Crime – Dec 16 2022 03:06

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Coinbase clears Irish anti-money laundering hurdleIrish Times – Dec 21 2022 12:25
Microsoft bans crypto mining using its online servicesTheRegister.com – Dec 15 2022 04:44

The content in this report was compiled by the use of our award-winning intelligence product Silobreaker Online. Silobreaker cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, integrity or quality of any content in this report and no responsibility is accepted by Silobreaker in respect of such content. Readers must determine for themselves what reliance they should place on the compiled content in the report.