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Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 26 October 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.

Massive cryptomining campaign abuses free-tier cloud dev resourcesBleepingComputer.com – Oct 25 2022 15:39
POS Malware Used to Steal Details of Over 167,000 Credit CardsInfosecurity Today – Oct 25 2022 15:07
ATM/PoS malware activity back to pre-Covid levelsIT-Online – Oct 24 2022 09:54
Intelligence Insights: October 2022Red Canary – Oct 20 2022 15:44

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

Dual Malware Infection Targets Cryptocurrency UsersCyble Blog – Oct 25 2022 09:16
New Phishing Campaign Targets Saudi Government Service PortalInfosecurity Today – Oct 21 2022 17:07
TeamTNT Returns – or Does It?Trend Micro – Oct 19 2022 00:00

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

See Tickets discloses 2.5 years-long credit card theft breachBleepingComputer.com – Oct 25 2022 19:46
Olympus DAO’s vulnerability leads to an attackBitcoinInsider.org – Oct 22 2022 19:59
Explained: The BNB Chain Hack (October 2022)Halborn – Oct 21 2022 15:41
Sonic Settles Data Breach Negligence CaseDataBreaches.net – Oct 21 2022 12:46
British Company Kingfisher Insurance Confirms LockBit AttackHeimdal Security Blog – Oct 19 2022 13:20

Fraud & Anti-Money Laundering

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

Santander issues scam warning to every bank account holderNorth Wales Live – News – Oct 25 2022 11:46

Cryptosphere – Adoption & Regulation

Adoption and regulation of cryptocurrency in the financial sector.

South Africa Categorizes Crypto Assets as Financial ProductsBitcoinInsider.org – Oct 20 2022 16:43

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