Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 21 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.

FBI: Hackers steal millions from healthcare payment processorsBleepingComputer.com – Sep 14 2022 22:54
Phishing Campaign Targets Greek Banking UsersCyble Blog – Sep 14 2022 13:15

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

TeamTNT hijacking servers to run Bitcoin encryption solversBleeping Computer – Sep 18 2022 14:47
Say Hello to Crazy Thin ‘Deep Insert’ ATM SkimmersKrebs on Security – Sep 14 2022 21:46
Fake Security App Found Abusing Japanese Payment SystemMcAfee Labs – Other Blogs – Sep 14 2022 17:33
SOVA Android Trojan targeting Indian banking usersCert-in.org.in – Sep 14 2022 13:02
A Post-exploitation Look at Coinminers Abusing WebLogic VulnerabilitiesTrend Micro Research News Perspectives – Sep 14 2022 09:23

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Hackers steal $162 million from Wintermute crypto market makerBleepingComputer.com – Sep 20 2022 15:18
Revolut hack exposes data of 50,000 users, fuels new phishing waveBleepingComputer.com – Sep 19 2022 14:13
Breakwater Federal Credit Union target of fraud attackUpper Michigans Source – Sep 16 2022 13:03

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Scams Impersonating Ethereum Co-Founder On The Rise Following The MergeInternational Business Times – Sep 16 2022 05:09

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

No absolute alternative to cash, says SAMA chiefArabNews – Sep 19 2022 15:10
BB warns against accepting export proceeds in cryptoBdnews24.com – Sep 15 2022 17:07

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