10 June 2021

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FinServ Cyber
“By going after the entire ecosystem that fuels ransomware and digital extortion attacks – including criminal proceeds in the form of digital currency – we will continue to use all of our resources to increase the cost and consequences of ransomware…”
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ItsReallyNick – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 19:41"By going after the entire ecosystem that fuels ransomware and digital extortion attacks – including criminal proceeds in the form of digital currency – we will continue to use all of our resources to increase the cost and consequences of…
A Latvian woman has been charged with developing malicious software used by a cybercrime organization that infected computers worldwide and looted bank accounts of millions of dollars hxxps://www[.]securityweek[.]com/latvian-woman-charged-us-role-cybercrime-groupEduardKovacs – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 10:28A Latvian woman has been charged with developing malicious software used by a cybercrime organization that infected computers worldwide and looted bank accounts of millions of dollars…
Android banking malware has increased by 159% in T1 2021InfoTech News – Jun 07 2021 06:44While companies are struggling under continuous ransomware attacks, Android users are increasingly becoming targets of banking malware. According to …
Check Point Software´s May 2021 Most Wanted Malware: Dridex Drops from List While Trickbot Rises to TopCheck Point Blog – Jun 10 2021 11:00Check Point Research (CPR) reports that the Dridex trojan, which is often used in the initial stages of ransomware attacks, has now dropped from the index after being one of the most prevalent malwares in recent months CPR latest Global Threat…
DOJ charges alleged Trickbot developer hxxp://twib[.]in/l/bER69pR8LgaR hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1402065421839343620/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Jun 08 2021 00:50DOJ charges alleged Trickbot developer hxxp://twib[.]in/l/bER69pR8LgaR hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1402065421839343620/photo/1
Gootkit: the cautious TrojanKaspersky Lab – Jun 07 2021 12:00
Gootkit: the cautious Trojan hxxp://twib[.]in/l/K87RMMnnGoEz hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1401921902936039426/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 15:20Gootkit: the cautious Trojan hxxp://twib[.]in/l/K87RMMnnGoEz hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1401921902936039426/photo/1
Gootkit: the cautious Trojan | Securelist hxxps://securelist[.]com/gootkit-the-cautious-trojan/102731/Securityblog – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 15:26Gootkit: the cautious Trojan | Securelist hxxps://securelist[.]com/gootkit-the-cautious-trojan/102731/
Latvian Woman Charged for Her Role in Creating Trickbot Banking MalwareThe Hacker News – Jun 07 2021 07:00The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday charged a Latvian woman for her alleged role as a programmer in a cybercrime gang that helped develop TrickBot malware. The woman in question, Alla Witte, aka Max, 55, who resided in Paramaribo, Suriname,…
Latvian Woman Charged for Her Role in Creating Trickbot Banking Malware – hxxps://buff[.]ly/3w3R4xA #news hxxps://twitter[.]com/andrewsmhay/status/1401890696970358785/photo/1andrewsmhay – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 13:16Latvian Woman Charged for Her Role in Creating Trickbot Banking Malware – hxxps://buff[.]ly/3w3R4xA #news hxxps://twitter[.]com/andrewsmhay/status/1401890696970358785/photo/1
Latvian Woman Charged for Her Role in Creating Trickbot Banking Malware hxxp://dlvr[.]it/S1Czljsecurity_wang – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 08:02Latvian Woman Charged for Her Role in Creating Trickbot Banking Malware hxxp://dlvr[.]it/S1Czlj
Latvian Woman Charged for Role In Crafting Trickbot MalwareDark Reading Attacks/Breaches – Jun 07 2021 19:36Alla Witte and her associates are accused of using Trickbot to infect tens of millions of computers around the world, the Justice Department reports.
The FBI is also confirming, on the record for the first time, that USG was behind the Trickbot takedown last year, that took a ransomware conduit offline ahead of the election. (This was followed by a Microsoft Trickbot takedown): hxxps://www[.]nytimes[.]com/2020/10/12/us/politics/election-hacking-microsoft.htmlnicoleperlroth – Twitter – Jun 07 2021 19:31The FBI is also confirming, on the record for the first time, that USG was behind the Trickbot takedown last year, that took a ransomware conduit offline ahead of the election. (This was followed by a Microsoft Trickbot takedown):…
TrickBot indictment reveals the scale and complexity of organized cybercrimeMalwarebytes Labs Blog – Jun 08 2021 18:07Back in 2016, we saw the emergence of a botnet mainstay called TrickBot. Initially observed by our Labs team spreading via …
We don’t just need hackers to fill security roles, Storebrand Group’s Bjorn Watne writes. We need people capable of critical and independent thought; who can challenge complex problems. Look for systems admins, network engineers, and software developers: hxxps://informatech[.]co/3zaS2K6DarkReading – Twitter – Jun 08 2021 14:07We don't just need hackers to fill security roles, Storebrand Group's Bjorn Watne writes. We need people capable of critical and independent thought; who can challenge complex problems. Look for systems admins, network engineers, and software…
Woman Charged for Involving in TrickBot Banking Malware CreationSoftpedia – Drivers Global – Jun 08 2021 08:46The US Department of Justice charged…
Woman Charged for Involving in TrickBot Banking Malware Creation hxxp://twib[.]in/l/GL9XxxX86jMp hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1402254089011011585/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Jun 08 2021 13:20Woman Charged for Involving in TrickBot Banking Malware Creation hxxp://twib[.]in/l/GL9XxxX86jMp hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1402254089011011585/photo/1
Fraud & Money Laundering
An Answer to APP Scams You Can Bank OnDark Reading: – Jun 08 2021 14:00Financial institutions' usual fraud-detection methods can't detect most authorized push payment (APP) scams, putting customers and banks at risk.
Australia expands money laundering probe into casinosLinux/Open Source News Headlines – Yahoo! News – Jun 07 2021 05:23
Australia’s NAB reveals anti-money laundering probeThe Straits Times All News – Jun 07 2021 02:52June 07, 2021 10:52 AM SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) – National Australia Bank (NAB) is being investigated by the government agency responsible for financial crime for what it said were serious concerns over the lender's compliance with anti-money laundering and…
China arrests 1,100 over cryptocurrency money launderingABC Just In – Jun 10 2021 08:39The country's Bitcoin mines power nearly 80 per cent of the global trade in cryptocurrencies but trading in China is banned.
Class Action Lawsuit Deadline: Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Reminds Investors of Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Credit Suisse Group AGPR Newswire: Consumer Technology – Jun 08 2021 17:38RADNOR, Pa., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE: CS) ("Credit Suisse") on behalf of…
German police raids tied to money laundering, crime gangsSan Antonio Express-News.com – Jun 08 2021 06:45They confiscated possessions and executed arrest warrants, dpa reported without elaborating. Investigators were to release further details on the raids later in the day. Written By
How RBI Plans to Curb Money LaunderingCareersInfoSecurity.in – Jun 10 2021 02:52EY's Vikram Babbar on RBI's Guidelines to Tackle Money…
How banks are combining technology and education to combat fraudFinextra Research Headlines blog – Jun 09 2021 02:11Register for our upcoming webinar with BioCatch, to join us on Tuesday 27 July 2021 at 15:00 BST as our panel of industry experts discuss how banks can better educate and inform their customers about the risks they face online.
Toronto-Dominion Found Not Liable in Allen Stanford Fraud TrialBloomberg – Jun 09 2021 23:48Toronto-Dominion Bank was found not liable for losses related to convicted fraudster Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme , with an Ontario judge rejecting a $4.5 billion negligence claim against the firm. The lender doesn’t need to pay the claim filed by…

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