21 January 2021

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FinServ Cyber
Bank_Security – Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks
Bank_Security – Twitter – Jan 19 2021 20:15Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks
hXXps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/financial-services-suffered-covid/
Covid-19 and Brexit result in 70% of UK financial firms suffering cyber-attacksIT Security Guru – Jan 20 2021 13:05New research by the Ponemon Institute and Keeper Security has found that 70% of the UK’s financial sector has experienced a cyber-attack in 2020. The researchers have warned that this increase in the rate of attacks could result in “disastrous…
InfoSecHotSpot – Covid-19 and Brexit result in 70% of UK financial firms suffering cyber-attacks New research by the Ponemon Institu… InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Jan 21 2021 00:28Covid-19 and Brexit result in 70% of UK financial firms suffering cyber-attacks New research by the Ponemon Institute and Keeper Security has found that 70% of the UK’s financial sector has experienced a cyber-attack in 2020. The researchers have…
InfoSecHotSpot – Qakbot activity resumes after holiday break, (Wed, Jan 20th) Introduction InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Jan 20 2021 04:58Qakbot activity resumes after holiday break, (Wed, Jan 20th) Introduction hXXps://bit[.]ly/3qB9DWx hXXps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1351755887455719426/photo/1
InfosecurityMag – Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks InfosecurityMag – Twitter – Jan 19 2021 11:27Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks hXXps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/financial-services-suffered-covid?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
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.
Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-AttacksInfosecurity – Latest News – Jan 19 2021 11:25Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks Financial services firms were hit hard over the past year, with 70% experiencing a successful cyber-attack and most of these blaming COVID-related conditions for the incident,…
Qakbot activity resumes after holiday break, (Wed, Jan 20th)SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: green – Jan 20 2021 00:09Introduction Although the botnet infrastructure behind Qakbot was active as we entered this year, we hadn't seen any active campaigns spreading…
Questions raised by New Zealand central bank boss, following cyber attack investigationSecurity Alerts from ComputerWeekly.com – Jan 19 2021 07:21
Secnewsbytes – Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks – Infosecurity Magazine Secnewsbytes – Twitter – Jan 19 2021 15:27Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks – Infosecurity Magazine hXXps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/financial-services-suffered-covid/
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
Secnewsbytes – Trickbot analysis and mitigation | Jisc community Secnewsbytes – Twitter – Jan 20 2021 15:04Trickbot analysis and mitigation | Jisc community hXXps://community[.]jisc[.]ac[.]uk/blogs/csirt/article/trickbot-analysis-and-mitigation
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
Unit42_Intel – New Wireshark tutorial! Learn about recent Emotet activity and get tips on identifying this malware based on traffi… Unit42_Intel – Twitter – Jan 19 2021 19:49New Wireshark tutorial! Learn about recent Emotet activity and get tips on identifying this malware based on traffic analysis. hXXps://bit[.]ly/2XMwodH hXXps://twitter[.]com/Unit42_Intel/status/1351617684597780481/photo/1
Wireshark Tutorial: Examining Emotet Infection TrafficUnit 42 – Palo Alto Networks Blog – Jan 19 2021 14:00This Wireshark tutorial reviews recent Emotet activity and provides some tips on identifying this malware based on examining Emotet infection traffic. The post …
killamjr – @0xCARNAGE @James_inthe_box Just occurred to me danabot is a banking trojan, so I assume somebody has my unclaimed cashkillamjr – Twitter – Jan 20 2021 17:15@0xCARNAGE @James_inthe_box Just occurred to me danabot is a banking trojan, so I assume somebody has my unclaimed cash
malware_traffic – 2021-01-20 (Wed) – How do I honeypot for Emotet? It’s not difficult to acquire free email accounts through AOL, Gm… malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 20 2021 21:342021-01-20 (Wed) – How do I honeypot for Emotet? It's not difficult to acquire free email accounts through AOL, Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, etc. Also not hard to set up Thunderbird with messages from these accounts on a lab host you infect with Emotet….
malware_traffic – @m1ru1 For each of those malware families, the file size varies anywhere from somewhere over 100 kB to somewhere un… malware_traffic – Twitter – Jan 18 2021 04:06@m1ru1 For each of those malware families, the file size varies anywhere from somewhere over 100 kB to somewhere under 900 kB on average. It changes from week to week. I look at Trickbot as another information stealer.
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.
virusbtn – Bromium’s Patrick Schläpfer explains how to extract payload URLs from Dridex samples and provides a python script t… virusbtn – Twitter – Jan 20 2021 11:21Bromium's Patrick Schläpfer explains how to extract payload URLs from Dridex samples and provides a python script to do that hXXps://threatresearch[.]ext[.]hp[.]com/dridex-malicious-document-analysis-automating-the-extraction-of-payload-urls/…
FinServ Data Breaches
Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data BreachInfosecurity – Latest News – Jan 18 2021 17:15Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach An American health insurer has agreed to pay $5.1m to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance…
InfosecurityMag – Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach InfosecurityMag – Twitter – Jan 18 2021 17:30Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach hXXps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/health-insurer-fined-5m-over-data?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
InfosecurityMag – Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach InfosecurityMag – Twitter – Jan 19 2021 12:24Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach hXXp://dlvr[.]it/Rqtdw7 hXXps://twitter[.]com/InfosecurityMag/status/1351505701890256897/photo/1
Fraud & Money Laundering
Among Floridians granted clemency by Trump: rich elites, rappers, an elderly pot dealerMiami Herald – Jan 20 2021 20:59Two were high-profile rappers convicted of weapons-related charges in Miami. One was an influential Miami Beach banker and philanthropist whose name adorns buildings across South Florida. Another was a wealthy Palm Beach eye doctor convicted of a…
COVID-19 Vaccine Themes Persist in Fraud SchemesBankInfoSecurity – Jan 18 2021 19:11Fraudsters Impersonate Vaccine Manufacturers, WHO,…
House ratifies anti-money laundering law amendmentsManila Times – Jan 20 2021 11:421 THE House of Representatives ratified on Wednesday the bicameral conference committee report on the bill amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA). According to a statement, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said that the bill’s reconciled version…
How compliance software detects fraud and money laundering involving cryptoCointelegraph.com News – Jan 18 2021 13:19 As the crypto markets mature and institutional money flows into the space, technology to detect fraud and money laundering involving digital assets is more important than ever.
IVR Fraud: ‘A Fraudsters’ Playground’BankInfoSecurity – Jan 19 2021 17:41Pindrop's Mark Horne on How to Shift from Call-Centric to…
Infamous cybercrime, carding market Joker’s Stash is shutting downHackRead – Jan 18 2021 14:52The world’s largest digital carding marketplace Joker’s Stash to shut down its operations from February 15, 2021. Joker’s Stash Retiring in February Joker’s Stash has announced that it will shut down all its operations on February 15, 2021. On Friday,…
Police bust alleged hacking and money laundering schemeTownsvilleBulletin.com.au – Jan 19 2021 00:41Police have charged a 27-year-old Bellmere man with more than 500 offences following an 11-month long investigation into money laundering, computer hacking and stealing from a business north of Brisbane.
Senate OKs bill strengthening anti-money laundering law in final readingCNN Philippines – Jan 19 2021 02:10Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 18) – With 21 affirmative votes, the Senate has approved on third and final reading the bill which aims to strengthen the country's anti-money laundering law. Senate Bill No. 1945 introduces amendments to the…
Senate ratifies bicam report to expand anti-money laundering lawManila Times – Jan 20 2021 11:192 THE Senate on Wednesday ratified the bicameral committee report on disagreeing provisions on the proposed bill strengthening the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA). The senators approved the bicam report on Senate Bill (SB) 1945 and House Bill 7904. SB…
Three Chinese nationals held over Docomo e-payment fraudAsahi.com – Jan 20 2021 11:26An investigative task force set up by Saitama prefectural police and other investigative organizations arrested three Chinese nationals on Jan. 19 on suspicion of swindling money through NTT Docomo’s e-pay service. The three are in their 20s and live…

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