16 September 2021

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FinServ Cyber
RBNZ issued compliance notice over cyber attack in 2020Nasdaq – Sep 14 2021 22:36WELLINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The privacy commissioner on Wednesday issued a compliance notice to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand with regards to the cyber attack in December 2020 that breached the bank's data systems. Investigation into the breach…
Cost of ransomware attack in financial sector exceeds $2mSecurity Alerts from ComputerWeekly.com – Sep 14 2021 08:30
Hackers pose as bank customers to make $500k in fake credit card payments by stealing OTPsThe Straits Times All News – Sep 15 2021 09:31September 15, 2021 5:31 PM SINGAPORE – Hackers abroad have been able to pose as 75 bank customers here to make about $500,000 in fake credit card payments.
Cybercriminals target mobile banking in PH, SEA, threat surges 60%Manila Bulletin – Sep 15 2021 06:19Cybercriminals now target mobile banking in the Philippines and Southeast Asia to steal money as the continuing pandemic forces people to pay online. Mobile banking Trojan attacks in the region surged 60 percent in the 2nd quarter of 2021 versus the…
New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banksSecurityblog – Twitter – Sep 14 2021 10:17New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/122134/malware/maxtrilha-banking-trojan.html
Financial Services Firms Spend Over $2m on Ransomware RecoveryInfosecurity – Latest – Sep 14 2021 13:30Most didn’t pay the ransom and could restore from backups
Asia Pacific and Japan Financial Services Organisations Hit by Ransomware Face More than US$2.62 Million In Recovery CostsAsia Pacific Security Magazine – Sep 16 2021 02:51Sophos has announced findings from its survey report, The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2021. It reveals how mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) spent more US$2.62 million on average recovering from…
New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks #securityaffairs #hacking #malwaresecurityaffairs – Twitter – Sep 13 2021 12:31New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks
hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/122134/malware/maxtrilha-banking-trojan.html
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New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks – #securityaffairs #hacking #malwaresecurityaffairs – Twitter – Sep 13 2021 18:52New maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks –
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ZLoader is again: makes use of advertisements for spreading and disables Home windows defenderIandroid – Sep 16 2021 04:02Malware abuses Google AdWords and spreads by means of promotional advertisements for TeamViewer, Zoom (*10*) (*2*) (*1*)ZLoader assaults enthusiastic about Australian and German banking shoppers. Customers which can be lately looking for TeamViewer…
ZLoader is back: uses ads for spreading and disables Windows defender2SpyWare – Sep 15 2021 07:37Malware abuses Google AdWords and spreads via promotional ads for TeamViewer, Zoom  Users that are currently searching for TeamViewer remote desktop software on search engines like Google are being redirected to malicious links.[1] Those links seem…
New Zloader attacks disable Windows Defender to evade detectionBleeping Computer – Sep 14 2021 15:08An ongoing Zloader campaign uses a new infection chain to disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus (formerly Windows Defender) on victims' computers to evade detection. According to Microsoft’s stats, Microsoft Defender Antivirus is the anti-malware…
@stoerchl Yesterday’s “zem1” Trickbotbry_campbell – Twitter – Sep 14 2021 12:16@stoerchl Yesterday’s “zem1” Trickbot
Flubot’s Smishing Campaigns under the MicroscopeReddit – BlueTeamSec – Sep 15 2021 05:53submitted by /u/digicat [link] [comments]
Ghimob, TwMobo & BRata are here to stay and ready to expand worldwide, stealing your ‘mobile money’ – is the security industry prepared to stop them? ask @assolini and Fabio Marenghi at VB2021 #vblocalhost. Register now for freevirusbtn – Twitter – Sep 15 2021 10:30Ghimob, TwMobo & BRata are here to stay and ready to expand worldwide, stealing your ‘mobile money’ – is the security industry prepared to stop them? ask @assolini and Fabio Marenghi at VB2021 #vblocalhost. Register now for free…
A threat from Ragnar Locker. GhostWriter in the Bundestag. BKA bought Pegasus. Taliban sifts data for potential opponents. France-Visas hacked. Modified apps. Privacy notes. A TrickBot arrest.Securityblog – Twitter – Sep 13 2021 07:09A threat from Ragnar Locker. GhostWriter in the Bundestag. BKA bought Pegasus. Taliban sifts data for potential opponents. France-Visas hacked. Modified apps. Privacy notes. A TrickBot arrest….
@serghei The custom-made Cobalt Strike Beacon for Windows and Linux built by an unknown threat actor is being deployed in highly targeted attacks against government, telecommunication, and financial orgs worldwide.BleepinComputer – Twitter – Sep 13 2021 14:18@serghei The custom-made Cobalt Strike Beacon for Windows and Linux built by an unknown threat actor is being deployed in highly targeted attacks against government, telecommunication, and financial orgs worldwide.
Researchers discover a #Linux and Windows re-implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon that is targeting telecommunications, government and financial organizations around the world. Read details: #infosec #cyberattack #hacking #malware #cybersecurityTheHackersNews – Twitter – Sep 13 2021 14:17Researchers discover a #Linux and Windows re-implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon that is targeting telecommunications, government and financial organizations around the world.

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The new maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banksSecurity Affairs – Sep 13 2021 06:01A new banking trojan dubbed maxtrilha (due to its encryption key) has been discovered in the last few days and targeting customers of European and South American banks. The new maxtrilha trojan is being disseminated and targeting several banks around…
Fraud & Money Laundering
Police and counties to do more to help art dealers combat money launderingRadio Sweden – Sep 15 2021 04:21 Some art dealers don't have much knowledge about their new responsibilities. Lyssna: How art dealers should counter money laundering The police want to make it easier for art dealers to spot money laundering. Established art dealers have an obligation…
Zahid’s lawyer claims 27 money laundering charges politically motivated, wants full acquittalMalay Mail – Sep 14 2021 06:22Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is pictured at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex September 14, 2021. — Bernama pic Follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates. KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 — Former deputy prime minister…
Regulation in Banking and Payment Industry – 2021 Thematic Research Report: Data Privacy, Open Banking, Fair Treatment, Anti-money Laundering, Know Your Customer, and Technology – ResearchAndMarkets[.]comBusiness Wire Professional Services News – Sep 13 2021 14:22DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Regulation in Banking and Payment Industry – Thematic Research” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets[.]com’s offering. This report explores the impact of regulation in the banking and payments industry, covering…
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software Market to grow over $ 2 Bn during 2021-2025 | COVID-19 Impact & Analysis | 17,000+ Technavio Research ReportsPR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing – Sep 15 2021 12:00NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As per Technavio’s Research Analysis, the anti-money laundering software market is likely to register a CAGR of over 14% with an incremental growth of USD 2.09 billion during 2021-2025. Find extensive research…
Fraugster and eClear AG combine to tackle Anti-Money Laundering risk for VAT servicePR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail – Sep 14 2021 06:00BERLIN, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fraugster, a German-Israeli AI payment security company and eClear, the only end-to-end VAT and Customs Clearing House in Europe, today announce their collaboration to provide customers with access to global…
Increased Exposure: What Financial Institutions Need to Do – Now – to Avoid Fraud Liability stemming from Social Engineering ScamsSecurity Boulevard – Sep 14 2021 14:00It’s going to get much tougher for financial institutions to avoid being declared as liable in the case of electronic fund transfer (EFT) social engineering scams. Specifically, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released a…
Banks called to account over “shockingly low” rate of reimbursements for APP fraudFinextra Research news – Sep 15 2021 11:05Over three quarters of bank customers have failed to win reimbursements from banks after falling victim to authorised push payment scams.
Company director used false documents of fictitious transactions to cheat banks of over $10mThe Straits Times All News – Sep 15 2021 05:45September 15, 2021 1:45 PM SINGAPORE – Over nearly five years, a director of a now-dissolved company duped five banks into disbursing more than $10 million for transactions that never took place.
Rs 1,528 crore scam: CBI books private firm, others for allegedly defrauding 16 banksDNAIndia – Sep 16 2021 09:59The company obtained credit facilities and loans from the consortium of 16 nationalised and private banks from 2008 to 2013.
Fears alleged fraudster Papas ploughed Westpac millions into sharesTheAge.com Business – Sep 16 2021 07:04The colourful soccer identity is believed to have ploughed millions into his share trading account only to withdraw the funds as the bank closed in.

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