29 April 2021

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FinServ Cyber
“UPS[.]apk”: 49d828a616482ed50c4e36c6f85f6f476cb5ef1a1411d92a7ef6737ffaad86f9
The first FluBot sample I seen (and currently this is the only one on VT – caught fast enough? 😂) using UPS as lure after using DHL for a long time… hxxps://twitter[.]com/malwrhunterteam/status/1387132753448157187/photo/1
malwrhunterteam – Twitter – Apr 27 2021 19:53"UPS[.]apk": 49d828a616482ed50c4e36c6f85f6f476cb5ef1a1411d92a7ef6737ffaad86f9
The first FluBot sample I seen (and currently this is the only one on VT – caught fast enough? 😂) using UPS as lure after using DHL for a long time……
Android Malware ‘FluBot’ Appears to Be Unstoppable NowTechNadu – Apr 28 2021 09:03FluBot is back on the rise and is spreading across Europe rapidly, so it could soon reach the U.S. The particular malware remains pretty elusive thanks to the constantly changing C2 map. The Spanish police delivered a blow to FluBot distributors…
Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across EuropeThe Hacker News – Apr 28 2021 07:59Attention, Android users! A banking malware capable of stealing sensitive information is "spreading rapidly" across Europe, with the U.S. likely to be the next target. According to a new analysis by Proofpoint, the threat actors behind FluBot…
Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across Europe hxxp://dlvr[.]it/Rybrr9security_wang – Twitter – Apr 28 2021 09:41Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across Europe hxxp://dlvr[.]it/Rybrr9
Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across Europe hxxps://thehackernews[.]com/2021/04/attention-flubot-android-banking.htmlSecurityblog – Twitter – Apr 28 2021 08:37Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across Europe hxxps://thehackernews[.]com/2021/04/attention-flubot-android-banking.html
Cleaning up after Emotet: the law enforcement fileReddit – Netsec – Apr 26 2021 04:32submitted by /u/0xdea [link]…
Covid-19 has led to Increase in Cyberattacks Against Banks and InsurersE Hacking News – Apr 29 2021 09:18According to recent studies, the coronavirus pandemic and working from home (WFH) provisions are triggering a "huge" increase in attacks against financial institutions. The COVID Crime Index 2021 survey, published on Wednesday by BAE Systems Applied…
FIs see pandemic spike in cybercrime; banks cut security budgetsFinextra Research Headlines blog – Apr 28 2021 23:11Nearly three quarters of financial institutions have seen a rise in cybercrime since the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to a survey from BAE Systems.
FluBot Android Malware Spreading Rapidly Through Europe, May Hit U.S. SoonProofpoint US Blog – Apr 27 2021 16:38*/ /*–>*/ /*–>*/ Overview After a brief dip in activity in early March 2021, which is attributed to arrests made by Spanish authorities,[i][ii] the FluBot Android malware has picked back up, spreading throughout various countries in Europe via…
FluBot Spyware Spreads Across EuropeDataBreachToday.com – Apr 28 2021 19:39Proofpoint: Malware's Operators Rebound After Arrests FluBot Android spyware is once again spreading throughout Europe after a temporary dip in activity in March after police arrested four suspects allegedly involved in the campaign, according to…
FluBot: Malware as a Service Meets Mobile PhishingLookout – Blog – Apr 27 2021 00:51This campaign is the latest example of how attacks are leveraging various mobile-targeting methods to maximize their return….
Flubot can Spy on Phones and can Gather Online Banking DetailsE Hacking News – Apr 26 2021 06:53Experts cautioned that a text message scam infecting Android phones is expanding across the UK. The message, which appears to be from a parcel delivery company and instructs users to download a tracking program, is actually a malicious piece of…
How To Find Out If You Were A Victim Of The Emotet MalwareForbes – Cybersecurity RSS – Apr 29 2021 00:44The Emotet malware ran amok for the better part of a decade. Were you among its millions of victims? There's an easy way to check.
Interesting that some days ago some actors started to spread this banker using the same DHL lure that was used for FluBot spreading. Then after yesterday FluBot started to spread using UPS lure, now some actors are spreading this banker with the same UPS lure.
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cc @JosepAlbors
malwrhunterteam – Twitter – Apr 28 2021 09:44Interesting that some days ago some actors started to spread this banker using the same DHL lure that was used for FluBot spreading. Then after yesterday FluBot started to spread using UPS lure, now some actors are spreading this banker with the same…
Law enforcement delivers final blow to EmotetCyberscoop – News – Apr 26 2021 13:35Law enforcement officials are taking another stab at taking down Emotet. For years cybercriminals have used Emotet, a botnet or a network of infected computers that …
Phishing attacks target Chase Bank customersSecurity on TechRepublic – Apr 27 2021 13:53Two email campaigns discovered by Armorblox impersonated Chase in an attempt to steal login credentials.
The Bigger, The Better — Even For CybercriminalsForbes.com – Apr 28 2021 12:34Founder and CEO of  Spider Digital Innovation  and a tech entrepreneur with global footprints in Cybertech, Fintech, and Social Innovation. In many countries around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic triggered widespread economic troubles. The reaction…
What Will Take Emotet’s Place?Security Bloggers Network – Apr 26 2021 06:00
FinServ Data Breaches
Financial services firm First Horizon suffers data breach with customer funds stolenSiliconANGLE – Apr 29 2021 02:39Financial services company First Horizon Corp. has suffered a data breach that saw customer accounts accessed and funds stolen. Disclosed in a filing today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the data breach is described as involving an…
Insurer Settles with NYDFS After Exposing Customer DataDigital Guardian – Apr 26 2021 18:40
Fraud & Money Laundering
Business email compromise more costly than most other fraud attacks combinedITProPortal – Apr 28 2021 12:00BEC is also becoming more targeted, with fewer victims but greater losses.
Class Action Reminder: Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Reminds Investors of Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Credit Suisse Group AGPR Newswire: Business Technology – Apr 26 2021 14:40RADNOR, Pa., April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE: CS) ("Credit Suisse") investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who…
ComplyAdvantage announces ComplyLaunch, a free AML program for early-stage startupsHelp Net Security – Apr 28 2021 01:30ComplyAdvantage announced a new early-stage anti-money laundering (AML) program aimed at growth-focused startups called ComplyLaunch. The program provides qualified startups with free access to the company’s AML and Know Your Customer (KYC) tools…
Cutting mobile banking fraud with dynamic authentication and app securityFinextra Research Headlines blog – Apr 27 2021 09:41Register for our latest webinar with OneSpan on Tuesday 8 June 2021 at 15:00 BST as industry experts discuss cutting mobile banking fraud with dynamic authentication and app security.
Insurance Fraud Bureau signs ‘landmark partnership’ with Shift Technology to build fraud detection system for UK insurance industryPR Newswire: Consumer Technology – Apr 27 2021 08:00LONDON, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has today announced a partnership with Shift Technology to build a powerful, new fraud detection system on behalf of the UK insurance sector. Currently one insurance scam…
Irish crypto firms must comply with money laundering laws for the first timeCointelegraph.com News – Apr 27 2021 01:54 It is now a criminal offense to operate a crypto firm in Ireland without registering with the Central Bank of Ireland.
Netherlands MOF Submits Bill to Implement EU Anti-Money Laundering, Trust Registration ServiceBloomberg Law – Apr 28 2021 19:11The Dutch Ministry of Finance April 23 submitted to Parliament Bill No. 35819, to amend the anti-money laundering and trust registration provisions in compliance with an EU directive. The draft bill includes measures to: 1) broaden the scope of…
Tackling of money laundering ‘adequate’ but more can be done, watchdog findsstuff.co.nz – Apr 29 2021 07:37With money laundering prosecutions on the rise and about $1.35billion laundered through businesses annually as a result of fraud, illegal drugs, tax evasion and other crimes, is New Zealand enforcement doing enough? The Paris-based Financial Action…
Turkey may establish central custodian bank following alleged fraud at two major exchangesCointelegraph.com News – Apr 27 2021 19:00 Vebitcoin CEO Ilker Bas is reportedly in police custody, with Thodex owner Faruk Fatih Özer suspected to have fled to Albania.
UK announces new sanctions regime to stop money launderers treating country as ‘honey pot’Linux/Open Source News Headlines – Yahoo! News – Apr 26 2021 18:12

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