05 October 2021

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FinServ Cyber
Zurich Insurance Group | Zurich Insurance ransomed by CoomingProjectCoomingProject Ransomware Blog – Oct 03 2021 09:33Zurich Insurance Group | Zurich Insurance (hxxps://www[.]zurich[.]com/) Zurich Insurance Group | Zurich Insurance
spain A global insurer whose strategy focuses on providing the right general insurance
and life insurance solutions for its individual,…
Hackers could force locked iPhones to make contactless paymentsESET Ireland – Blog – Oct 04 2021 11:30Flaws in Apple Pay and Visa could allow criminals to make arbitrary contactless payments – no authentication needed, research finds. Cybercriminals could make fraudulent purchases by circumventing an iPhone’s Apple Pay lock screen where the device’s…
Hydra Android trojan campaign targets customers of European banks #securityaffairs #hackingsecurityaffairs – Twitter – Oct 02 2021 08:27Hydra Android trojan campaign targets customers of European banks
hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/122807/cyber-crime/hydra-android-trojan-european-banks.html
#securityaffairs #hacking
TA544 group behind a spike in Ursnif malware campaigns targeting ItalySecurity Affairs – Oct 03 2021 19:38Proofpoint researchers reported that TA544 threat actors are behind a new Ursnif campaign that is targeting Italian organizations. Proofpoint researchers have discovered a new Ursnif baking Trojan campaign carried out by a group tracked as TA544 that…
Barclays Hit in Phishing Scam via Monzo | http://PYMNTS.comSecnewsbytes – Twitter – Oct 05 2021 06:38Barclays Hit in Phishing Scam via Monzo | hxxp://PYMNTS[.]com hxxps://www[.]pymnts[.]com/news/security-and-risk/2021/barclays-hit-in-phishing-scam-using-monzo-account-pisp/
Behind the Crypto Broker Accused of Enabling Ransomware HackersBloomberg – Oct 04 2021 05:06Photographer: Bloomberg (Bloomberg) – A cryptocurrency broker that the Biden administration considers a key cog in the recent ransomware epidemic is legally registered in the Czech Republic but doesn’t appear to have an office there. It may be…
ATM skimmer sentenced to 4 years after bank cameras, license plate readers captured crime spreeCyberScoopNews – Twitter – Oct 02 2021 02:24ATM skimmer sentenced to 4 years after bank cameras, license plate readers captured crime spree

hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/atm-skimmer-sentenced-to-4-years-after-bank-cameras-license-plate-readers-captured-crime-spree/

Cyber Threats Result in 60% Increase in Cyber Intelligence Sharing Among Financial Firms >> #cybersecurityInfosecurityMag – Twitter – Oct 02 2021 16:34Cyber Threats Result in 60% Increase in Cyber Intelligence Sharing Among Financial Firms >> hxxps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/increase-global-cyber-intelligence/ #cybersecurity
Android flubot malware installs itself by faking security updateHackRead – Oct 02 2021 22:52The security update is obviously phony but looks authentic that can deceive users into installing Flubot malware on their devices. New Zealand’s Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert NZ) has issued a new warning involving the spread and infection of…
Flubot Android banking Trojan spreads via fake security updatesSecurity Affairs – Oct 02 2021 14:17The Flubot Android malware is now leveraging fake security updates warning to trick users into installing the malicious code. Threat actors behind the Flubot Android malware are now leveraging fake security updates to trick victims into installing the…
Dridex is Back – This Time on Your Slack – CYFIRMACYFIRMA – Oct 03 2021 02:44 Dridex is Back – This Time on Your Slack A modified version of the banking trojan Dridex – named DoppelDridex…
PixStealer: a new wave of Android banking Trojans abusing Accessibility ServicesReddit – BlueTeamSec – Oct 04 2021 06:39submitted by /u/digicat [link] [comments]
In security news this week: Learn about #Zloader (a notable recent ZBOT variant), details on the recently introduced bill that would mandate ransom payment reporting and more.TrendMicro – Twitter – Oct 04 2021 18:28In security news this week: Learn about #Zloader (a notable recent ZBOT variant), details on the recently introduced bill that would mandate ransom payment reporting and more. hxxps://bit[.]ly/2YgS59c
PixStealer: a new wave of Android banking Trojans abusing Accessibility Services – Check Point ResearchSecurityblog – Twitter – Oct 04 2021 06:47PixStealer: a new wave of Android banking Trojans abusing Accessibility Services – Check Point Research hxxps://research[.]checkpoint[.]com/2021/pixstealer-a-new-wave-of-android-banking-trojans-abusing-accessibility-services/
Ninja News!: Flubot Android malware, now spreads via fake security updates.Medium Cybersecurity – Oct 02 2021 09:57 Via fake security updates, Flubot Android malware now spreads like wildfire! Continue reading on Medium »
A #Zloader attack can have dire consequences. In addition to having data stolen, organizations targeted by a Zloader campaign can also be exposed to additional malware and plug-ins. Learn more via our infographic:TrendMicroRSRCH – Twitter – Oct 03 2021 01:01A #Zloader attack can have dire consequences. In addition to having data stolen, organizations targeted by a Zloader campaign can also be exposed to additional malware and plug-ins.

Learn more via our infographic:…

Zloader can arrive on a victim’s machines through multiple entry points, such as phishing emails or exploit kits. A #Zloader infection can lead to data theft or to additional infections from other malware:TrendMicroRSRCH – Twitter – Oct 04 2021 17:59Zloader can arrive on a victim’s machines through multiple entry points, such as phishing emails or exploit kits.

A #Zloader infection can lead to data theft or to additional infections from other malware:…

FinServ Data Breaches
#NeimanMarcus discloses data breach, payment card data exposed #securityaffairs #hackingsecurityaffairs – Twitter – Oct 02 2021 08:29#NeimanMarcus discloses data breach, payment card data exposed
hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/122799/data-breach/neiman-marcus-data-breach.html
#securityaffairs #hacking
Barclays Hacked by Cyberthieves Using Monzo Account, PISPDataBreaches.net -Financial Sector – Oct 04 2021 11:58PYMNTS reports: Millions of pounds were swiped from Barclays accounts in a series of coordinated cyberattacks by a fraudster using a Monzo account and a payments initiation service provider (PISP), The Telegraph reported. PISPs are a newer concept,…
Fraud & Money Laundering
Singapore preps data sharing platform to tackle money launderingFinextra Research news – Oct 04 2021 23:10The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is building a digital platform that lets banks share information on customers and transactions in order to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing and proliferation financing.
WU to continue enhancing anti-money laundering programManila Bulletin – Oct 03 2021 15:36Western Union has committed to continue enhancing global compliance programs, including its anti-money laundering program, to flag down suspected money laundering transactions and remittances. Jeffrey Navarro, Western Union head of Philippines,…
N26 pays €4.25m fine for money laundering failuresFinTech Futures – Oct 05 2021 07:37Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin, has ordered N26 to pay a fine of €4.25 million for money laundering failures. The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) censured N26 for delayed responses to suspicious activity reports (SARs) flagged in…
NTFs are a money laundering scheme for rich people, says crypto analyst Mr WhaleReddit – CryptoCurrency – Oct 04 2021 00:30 submitted by /u/milonuttigrain [link] [comments]
Prosecution: Zahid orchestrated money-laundering scheme, used moneychanger to make bags of cash ‘disappear’ into cheques for own benefitMalay Mail – Oct 05 2021 08:12Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arriving at the Kuala Lumpur High Court, October 5, 2021. — Picture by Miera Zulyana Follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates. KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 — Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi…
How to combat fraud in a hybrid banking environmentAsian Banking and Finance – Oct 04 2021 03:41Financial organizations are called to take the offensive against fraudsters with the use of anomaly detection and analytics. It’s time for the financial industry to turn the tables and stop playing catch-up to fraudsters using advanced analytics and…
Banks to probe new and past card disputes to identify if they are linked to SMS OTP diversion fraud: Lawrence WongThe Straits Times All News – Oct 05 2021 09:53October 05, 2021 5:53 PM SINGAPORE – Banks will investigate any new card dispute cases to identify if they were fraudulent transactions enabled by the diversion of SMS one-time passwords (OTPs), including any related to transactions prior to September…
FCC asks carriers to step up to stop SIM swapping, port-out fraudCSO Online News – Oct 05 2021 09:00Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put out for comment its first set of consumer cybersecurity protection rules under the Biden administration. These proposed rules address the growing scourge of so-called SIM swapping and port-out…
FCC Unveils New Plans to Stop SIM Swapping and Robocalls FraudTechNadu – Oct 02 2021 12:03The FCC unveils plans to stop SIM swapping and robocalls in the US. This step aims to protect smartphone users from identity theft and fraud. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced its intends to protect US smartphone users from…

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