09 September 2021

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FinServ Cyber
Kaspersky: 37 mobile banking trojans blocked in first 2 quarters in PHSun Star Network – Sep 08 2021 10:16MOBILE banking users are encouraged to be more cautious with their transactions as global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky monitored a 60 percent uptick in the number of attacks using malicious mobile bankers detected and blocked in the Southeast Asia…
#cybersecurity Explainer: The DDoS cyber attack affecting your banking app is nothing serious, so farinfosecstuff – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 07:51#cybersecurity hxxps://www[.]stuff[.]co[.]nz/national/politics/126323617/explainer-the-ddos-cyber-attack-affecting-your-banking-app-is-nothing-serious-so-far Explainer: The DDoS cyber attack affecting your banking app is nothing serious, so far
ANZ Bank website offline again after being hit by cyberattackRadio New Zealand – Sep 08 2021 21:53The website for ANZ Bank is offline again, after it was among several organisations hit by a cyberattack yesterday. File image. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon Inland Revenue, MetService, New Zealand Post, ANZ and Kiwibank were also hit by what is believed…
McAfee researchers recently found a new Android malware, Elibomi, targeting taxpayers in India. The malware steals sensitive financial and private information via phishing by pretending to be a tax-filing application.virusbtn – Twitter – Sep 07 2021 13:17McAfee researchers recently found a new Android malware, Elibomi, targeting taxpayers in India. The malware steals sensitive financial and private information via phishing by pretending to be a tax-filing application….
New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attackHITBSecNews – Sep 09 2021 00:04New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack l33tdawg Thu, 09/09/2021 – 00:04
ANZ customers still unable to access banking services following cyberattackNewshub – Sep 08 2021 23:07Related: Thousands of bank customers were locked out of online services today after several organisations were hit by a cyber attack. Credits: Video – Newshub; Image – ANZ customers are still struggling to access banking services, with the bank…
Explainer: The DDoS cyber attack affecting your banking app is nothing serious, so farThe Press NZ – Sep 08 2021 06:40EXPLAINER: There’s nothing serious about the spate of cyberattacks that troubled bank websites and online services on Wednesday, as inconvenient as it may have been. The Government is not on high-alert. The National Cyber Security Centre is not…
New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack | ReutersSecnewsbytes – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 11:17New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack | Reuters hxxps://www[.]reuters[.]com/world/asia-pacific/new-zealand-banks-post-office-hit-by-outages-apparent-cyber-attack-2021-09-08/
#cybersecurity New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attackinfosecstuff – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 07:51#cybersecurity hxxps://www[.]straitstimes[.]com/asia/australianz/new-zealand-banks-post-office-hit-by-outages-in-apparent-cyber-attack New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack
New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack #CyberAttackcybersecboardrm – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 15:57New Zealand banks, post office hit by outages in apparent cyber attack #CyberAttack hxxps://www[.]reuters[.]com/world/asia-pacific/new-zealand-banks-post-office-hit-by-outages-apparent-cyber-attack-2021-09-08/
Alleged TrickBot Developer ArrestedHeimdal Security Blog – Sep 07 2021 13:51The TrickBot member was arrested after attempting to leave the country. TrickBot cybercrime group is the one responsible for a multitude of sophisticated malware targeting Windows and Linux devices in order to gain access to victims’ networks, steal…
Understanding and Mitigating Banking Trojans: From Zeus to Emotet. (arXiv:2109.01610v1 [cs[.]CR])arXiv.org – Sep 06 2021 00:47Banking Trojans came a long way in the past decade, and the recent case of Emotet showed their enduring relevance. The evolution of the modern computing landscape can be traced through Emotet and Zeus, both representative examples
QakBot technical analysis (by Kaspersky)MalwareTips.com – Sep 06 2021 11:56Main description​QakBot, also known as QBot, QuackBot and Pinkslipbot, is a banking Trojan that has existed for over a decade. It was found in the wild in 2007 and since then… Read more
Alleged Trickbot Developer Arrested in South KoreaInfoRiskToday.com – Sep 07 2021 19:52Russian Gang Member Was Stranded After COVID-19 Restriction A Russian citizen, alleged to be working as a developer for the malware-spreading organization Trickbot, reportedly has been arrested at Seoul-Incheon International Airport. He was questioned…
TrickBotCephurs – Twitter – Sep 06 2021 14:28TrickBot hxxps://therecord[.]media/?p=7030
Quick Malware Analysis: malware-traffic-analysis[.]net ASTAROTH/GUILDMA pcap from 2021-08-31Security Onion – Sep 07 2021 14:18Thanks to Brad Duncan for sharing this pcap! hxxps://www[.]malware-traffic-analysis[.]net/2021/08/31/index.html We did a quick analysis of this pcap on the latest version of Security Onion via so-import-pcap: hxxps://docs[.]securityonion[.]net/en/2.3/so…
Latin America is seen as something of a test-bed for banking malware with teams testing threats there before releasing them further afield. Join us for as we look at techniques & tactics used as well as detailed insights into new and emerging threats.kaspersky – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 12:25Latin America is seen as something of a test-bed for banking malware with teams testing threats there before releasing them further afield.

Join us for as we look at techniques & tactics used as well as detailed insights into new and emerging…

Busted: A Russian citizen who’s been charged with working as a developer for the malware-spreading organization Trickbot, as he attempted to fly out of Korea after being stranded there due to COVID pandemic. by @prajeetspeaksDataBreachToday – Twitter – Sep 08 2021 20:53Busted: A Russian citizen who’s been charged with working as a developer for the malware-spreading organization Trickbot, as he attempted to fly out of Korea after being stranded there due to COVID pandemic.
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Alleged Trickbot Developer Arrested in South Korea #hackattack #securityawareness #databreachthinksnews – Twitter – Sep 07 2021 19:33Alleged Trickbot Developer Arrested in South Korea hxxps://www[.]databreachtoday[.]com/alleged-trickbot-developer-arrested-in-south-korea-a-17473 #hackattack #securityawareness #databreach…
Fraud & Money Laundering
Report card for anti-money laundering regime delayedAustralian Financial Review – Sep 08 2021 06:20A senate committee established to review whether Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime is fit for purpose has pushed out its reporting deadline by three months as virus restrictions bite. The decision to delay the…
Money laundering ‘lifts property’GoldCoastBulletin.com.au Business – Sep 06 2021 10:11Austrac has warned that laundering the proceeds of crime through property purchases can drive up prices and keep legitimate buyers out of the market.
German Finance Ministry Raided Over Anti-Money Laundering UnitBloomberg – Sep 09 2021 10:04German prosecutors raided the federal finance and justice ministries in Berlin as part of a probe into whether officials at an anti-money laundering unit failed to handle cases correctly. The investigation is looking into whether officials at the…
NAB poring over millions of accounts to plug money laundering leaksTheAge.com – Sep 09 2021 05:44In a heated parliamentary committee exchange, National Australia Bank’s boss Ross McEwan said the bank was taking its anti-money laundering obligations very seriously.
7 now convicted in massive drug, money laundering case with links to Mexican cartelCincinnati Enquirer – Sep 08 2021 20:38Seven people connected to a massive drug trafficking and money laundering case that has been tied to a Mexican cartel now have been convicted, court records show. This week, three more of the 39 defendants pleaded guilty in federal court in…
How The Biggest Banks Have Major Fraud ScandalsFrank On Fraud Blog – Sep 07 2021 02:35This is an interesting video created by ColdFusion, an Australian-based online media company independently run by Dagogo Altraide. The video tackles the problem of bank fraud at major banks and illustrates the point by focusing on Wells Fargo’s Fake…
‘Dropped the ball’: Fraudulent activity on credit card highlights risk of sending replacement cards by postMSN New Zealand – Sep 08 2021 07:19A Kiwi woman is concerned about the risk of banks sending replacement credit cards by post after someone took her card and fraudulently used it. Most people would just get a replacement card without raising concerns and move on, she said. But she says…
JP Morgan pays €25m to settle French fraud caseFinTech Futures – Sep 08 2021 11:37Major US bank JP Morgan has agreed to pay a settlement of €25 million over charges of aiding tax fraud in France. The bank was accused of aiding Wendel Investment Group, prosecutors said last week. JP Morgan is charged with setting up a profit-sharing…
Wells Fargo’s Foreclosure Fraud Handbook – The Ring Of FireForeclosure Fraud – Fighting Foreclosure Fraud by Sharing the Knowledge – Sep 07 2021 17:16 Wells Fargo’s Foreclosure Fraud Handbook – The Ring Of Fire Wells Fargo — the largest mortgage servicing company in the country — was recently … The post Wells Fargo’s Foreclosure Fraud Handbook – The Ring Of Fire appeared first on
Did Huawei’s Meng defraud HSBC? Hong Kong’s banking regulator must investigateSouth China Morning Post – Sep 06 2021 23:30Meng’s fateful meeting with HSBC took place in Hong Kong, between Hong Kong parties. While the case has unleashed a storm elsewhere, why has the Hong Kong Monetary Authority remained silent?

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