Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 24 August 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.

Hackers steal crypto from Bitcoin ATMs by exploiting zero-day bugBleepingComputer.com – Aug 20 2022 19:17

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Scammers in Latvia often pretend being bank and police workersBaltic News Network – Aug 23 2022 14:23
Dissecting IBAN ClipperCyble Blog – Aug 22 2022 15:38
More than 200 cryptomining packages flood npm and PyPI registrycampuscodi – Twitter – Aug 21 2022 17:59
PayPal Phishing Scam Uses Invoices Sent Via PayPalKrebs on Security – Aug 18 2022 15:27
Grandoreiro Malware with New TTPsZscaler Research – Aug 18 2022 00:00

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Ronin Bridge Attackers Move Their Funds To Bitcoin NetworkInternational Business Times – Aug 22 2022 06:53
Stader Labs NearX UpdateHalborn – Aug 19 2022 15:05

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.

South Korea to ban 16 unregistered overseas crypto exchangesFinancial Express – Aug 19 2022 04:12

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