Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 22 June 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.

Are blockchains decentralized?And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Bits – Jun 21 2022 09:00
Client-side Magecart attacks still around, but more covertMalwarebytes Labs Blog – Jun 20 2022 21:21
New Report Shows What Data Is Most at Risk to (and Prized by) Ransomware AttackersRapid7 Community : Blog List – Metasploit – Jun 16 2022 13:00
MaliBot: A New Android Banking Trojan Spotted in the WildTHN : The Hacker News – Jun 16 2022 04:00

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

New cash machine scam where crooks can drain your account in minutesMail Online – Latest Stories – Jun 22 2022 07:24
Rise of LNK (Shortcut files) MalwareMcAfee Blogs – Jun 21 2022 18:58
RIG Exploit Kit Swaps Dead Raccoon with DridexBitdefender Labs – Jun 21 2022 13:00
So #Emotet has reintroduced its SMB spreader module,peterkruse – Twitter – Jun 21 2022 07:10
Raccoon Stealer is Back with a New VersionS2W Blog – Jun 16 2022 09:41

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Canada’s Desjardins Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $155MDataBreachToday.eu – Jun 20 2022 12:39

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

The Cat and Mouse Game of Crypto Money LaunderingDuo Decipher – Jun 21 2022 19:47
Report: Banks dropping the ball on Zelle fraud, theftATMmarketplace.com – Jun 21 2022 13:24
Money laundering triggers tension in financial sectorDailyAsianAge.com – Jun 19 2022 20:34

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

Crypto fears now materialising, central bank body BIS saysReuters – Twitter – Jun 21 2022 13:35
Digital currency CaribCoin coming for BarbadosOur Today – Jun 19 2022 05:36
Crypto manipulation: A feature or a bug?Advisor.ca – Jun 16 2022 19:59

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