Financial Services Threat Alert

Weekly Update: 29 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.

55% of UK Banking Apps are Leaving Customers ExposedFinancial IT – Jun 23 2022 15:06

Threat Actors & TTPs

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

New Info-stealer Disguised as Crack Being DistributedASEC Blog – AhnLab English – Jun 28 2022 04:42
Emotet: Still Abusing Microsoft Office MacrosNetskope – Threat Labs – Jun 27 2022 14:00
How hackers launder and cash out their stolen crypto fundsMedium Cybersecurity – Jun 27 2022 12:49
Rogue cryptocurrency billboards go phishing for walletsMalwarebytes Unpacked – Jun 23 2022 15:15

Leaks & Breaches

Leaks and breaches, discussion and actions.

Mortgage servicer says prior data breach hit 100,000 more usersNational Mortgage News – Jun 28 2022 18:20
Accounts of bank in Thane hacked, 2.59Cr stolenHindustan Times – Jun 28 2022 16:10
Bank of the West found debit card-stealing skimmers on – Jun 27 2022 19:44

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.

China’s blockchain execs: cryptocurrency is ‘biggest Ponzi scheme’South China Morning Post – Jun 27 2022 14:01

The content in this report was compiled by the use of our award-winning intelligence product Silobreaker Online. Silobreaker cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, integrity or quality of any content in this report and no responsibility is accepted by Silobreaker in respect of such content. Readers must determine for themselves what reliance they should place on the compiled content in the report.

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