18 January 2021

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FinServ Cyber
2021-01-15 – Emotet infection from Epoch 1 botnetMalware-Traffic-Analysis.net – Blog Entries – Jan 15 2021 20:28
From A to X analyzing some real cases which used recent Emotet samplesTout sur la cybersociété, la cybersécurité, la cybercriminalité, la cyberdéfense, … – Jan 17 2021 19:24
JRoosen – @Myrtus0x0 Ah I thought it was in there because I saw the Heodo index. Qakbot/uncle Boris is busy and promiscuous… JRoosen – Twitter – Jan 16 2021 01:42@Myrtus0x0 Ah I thought it was in there because I saw the Heodo index. Qakbot/uncle Boris is busy and promiscuous I see. This makes sense with the structure of that botnet. That looks about like I would have expected it with lots of overlap with…
JRoosen – @Myrtus0x0 Very cool! Which families are where in that picture? I assume Emotet is the large area to the lower right side corner?JRoosen – Twitter – Jan 16 2021 01:36@Myrtus0x0 Very cool! Which families are where in that picture? I assume Emotet is the large area to the lower right side corner?
MAS announces new banking rules for Singapore after SolarWinds cyber attack exposes firms around the worldThe Straits Times All News – Jan 18 2021 06:09January 18, 2021 2:09 PM All financial institutions are now required to audit the suppliers of their technology vendors.
New Zealand central bank boss apologises over cyber attackThe Straits Times All News – Jan 15 2021 07:20January 15, 2021 3:20 PM Governor Adrian Orr confirmed on Friday (Jan 15) that the data breach was significant, but had been contained
Secnewsbytes – Hacker Reveals How He Robs Banks #bankingSecnewsbytes – Twitter – Jan 16 2021 13:30Hacker Reveals How He Robs Banks hXXps://www[.]freethink[.]com/shows/coded/season-3/penetration-testing #banking
Secnewsbytes – New guidelines for financial institutions in Singapore to combat risks of cyberattacks – CNA Secnewsbytes – Twitter – Jan 18 2021 09:19New guidelines for financial institutions in Singapore to combat risks of cyberattacks – CNA hXXps://www[.]channelnewsasia[.]com/news/business/mas-cyber-security-guidelines-banks-financial-institutions-13986002
Security Affairs newsletter Round 297Security Affairs – Jan 17 2021 11:20A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box….
Securityblog – MAS announces new banking rules for Singapore after SolarWinds cyber attack exposes firms around the world Securityblog – Twitter – Jan 18 2021 06:51MAS announces new banking rules for Singapore after SolarWinds cyber attack exposes firms around the world hXXps://flip[.]it/fm1-tO
cybersecboardrm – New Zealand central bank governor apologises after cyberattack resulted in serious data breach #CyberAttack cybersecboardrm – Twitter – Jan 15 2021 07:24New Zealand central bank governor apologises after cyberattack resulted in serious data breach #CyberAttack…
malware_traffic – @m1ru1 Emotet is both an information stealer -and- malware dropper. In most cases, I get some sort of follow-up ma… malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 17 2021 18:07@m1ru1 Emotet is both an information stealer -and- malware dropper. In most cases, I get some sort of follow-up malware from an Emotet infection if I run the infection long enough. Emotet also has other functions it can use. The one I notice most…
malware_traffic – @m1ru1 Unfortunately I don’t see everything, so I can’t tell you how often Trickbot is distributed from malspam compared to Emotet.malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 18 2021 06:59@m1ru1 Unfortunately I don't see everything, so I can't tell you how often Trickbot is distributed from malspam compared to Emotet.
malware_traffic – @rejectionking It’s from Wednesday, unfortunately… No Trickbot from what Emotet infections I can still generate today. Oh well.malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 15 2021 22:57@rejectionking It's from Wednesday, unfortunately… No Trickbot from what Emotet infections I can still generate today. Oh well.
malware_traffic – @rejectionking It’s from Wednesday… No Trickbot from what Emotet infections I can still generate today.malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 15 2021 22:55@rejectionking It's from Wednesday… No Trickbot from what Emotet infections I can still generate today.
malware_traffic – @rejectionking It’s from Wednesday… Not Trickbot from what Emotet infections I still can generate today.malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 15 2021 22:54@rejectionking It's from Wednesday… Not Trickbot from what Emotet infections I still can generate today.
malwrhunterteam – This type of phishing kits got more and more common in past months. I tweeted a few examples of different banks/sit… malwrhunterteam – Twitter – Jan 15 2021 14:38This type of phishing kits got more and more common in past months. I tweeted a few examples of different banks/sites targeted, but as generally no much care about phishing, there wasn't much care about those too…
Fraud & Money Laundering
CREATE, anti-money laundering law amendments among Senate’s priorities in session resumptionCNN Philippines – Jan 17 2021 13:36Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 17) – The ratification of a proposed tax reform and third reading approval of the amendments to the anti-money laundering law are among the Senate’s priorities as it resumes session on Monday. In a statement,…
Credit card firm Capital One fined for violating U.S. anti-money laundering lawToday Online – Jan 16 2021 00:53Credit card firm Capital One Financial Corp has been fined $390 million for engaging in what the U.S. government called willful and negligent violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, an anti-money laundering law, a Treasury Department bureau said on…
Episode 100: How to Lose 6 Figures the Easy WayWordfence – Jan 15 2021 18:44The recent SolarWinds attack was incredibly sophisticated. What happens when that level of sophistication targets a homebuyer during one of the largest transactions of their lifetime? On this episode, we tell the story of an extremely…
Fraudulent attempt purchase value decreased by $10 in 2020 compared to 2019Help Net Security – News – Jan 15 2021 04:30There has been a 24 percent increase in eCommerce transactions globally in December 2020 compared to December 2019, ACI Worldwide reveals. In particular, eCommerce transactions in the retail sector increased 31 percent and the gaming sector…
Joker’s Stash, the Largest Carding Marketplace, Shuts DownDataBreaches.net – Jan 15 2021 21:42Gemini Advisory reports that Joker’s Stash, the largest dark web marketplace in the underground payment card economy, has announced that it is shutting down. That’s big news. Go read it about on GeminiAdvisory[.]io.    
Money laundering fears in NSW as poker machine profits surge in pandemicTheAge.com – Jan 17 2021 18:00The NSW Crime Commission fears the Australia could become a safe haven for ill-gotten money following the nation's successful management of the COVID-19 crisis.
Mortgage Escrow Fraud: What Homebuyers Need to KnowThe Simple Dollar – Jan 15 2021 13:00When you’re buying a home, there are tons of steps you have to complete. One of the more important ones is making your down payment and closing on your home, which occurs when you’re in the final stretch of the homebuying process. This step in the…
The Missing Private Banker: When Bank Fraud Takes a Dark TurnFCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog – Jan 15 2021 13:03The Carrasco case is a cross-border financial crime that is worth revisiting. Its lessons remain as relevant today as they were in 1998 when the fraud first erupted. Join us each week as we take a deep dive into the various forms of fraud across…
Treasury’s Christmas Gift Is Another Flawed AML RuleForbes.com – Jan 15 2021 16:43Just before Christmas, in yet another snub to the FinTech industry, the Trump administration proposed a last minute rule that shows a preference for maintaining the status quo rather than fostering innovation and competition in financial markets. Thei…
Two Chinese nationals held in money laundering casePekingpress.com – Jan 17 2021 06:03New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Two Chinese nationals, who were arrested in a money laundering case, have been sent to 14-day remand of the Enforcement Directorate, said ED officials on Sunday. T

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