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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 23 November 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.

Crimeware and financial cyberthreats in 2023Kaspersky Lab – Nov 22 2022 08:00
Email Threat Landscape for Q1 and Q2 of 2022Vipre Labs – Nov 18 2022 07:49
Magento stores targeted in massive surge of TrojanOrders attacksBleepingComputer.com – Nov 16 2022 16:14

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Cybercrime, AgentTesla now passes by banks in TurkeyDifesa & Sicurezza – Nov 23 2022 06:45
Aurora infostealer malware increasingly adopted by cybergangsBleepingComputer.com – Nov 21 2022 23:09
ViperSoftX: Hiding in System Logs and Spreading VenomSoftXAvast Threat Labs – Nov 21 2022 13:24
New attacks use Windows security bypass zero-day to drop malwareBleepingComputer.com – Nov 19 2022 18:28
QBot phishing abuses Windows Control Panel EXE to infect devicesBleepingComputer.com – Nov 17 2022 18:19
WASP malware puts a sting in Python developersThe Register – Security – Nov 16 2022 19:30
Disneyland Malware Team: It’s a Puny World After AllKrebs on Security – Nov 16 2022 17:32

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Hackers steal $300,000 in DraftKings credential stuffing attackBleepingComputer.com – Nov 21 2022 20:17
Gov’t claims only 1 server was compromised in Central Bank hackingThe Standard Newspaper – Nov 18 2022 09:34
Personal data breach rampant across banks, finance cosFortune India – Nov 17 2022 06:30

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

MAS clarifies position on crypto exchange Binance following FTX collapseThe Straits Times All News – Nov 21 2022 09:56
Bitstamp gets a crypto license from the Bank of SpainCointelegraph – Nov 18 2022 11:00

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